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today’s holiday: Walloon Regional Day


Walloon Regional Day

Each of the autonomous regions of Belgium observes its own feast day. September is a month of celebration for Belgium’s Walloon Region. In addition to the local traditional festivities, Walloon Regional Day takes place on the third Sunday of the month, and the Feast Day of the French Community is held in Wallonia during September. Established as a federal state in 1993, Wallonia is Belgium’s largest region, making up 55 percent of the country’s territory. The main festivities take place in the regional capital, Nemur. More… Discuss