Belgian Carnival

Giant figures are seen during the 87th carnival parade of Aalst February 15, 2015
Weisenthal Center to Belgian PM: Act against Aalst parade

The letter pointed out that while several UNESCO member-states had called for the delisting of the carnival, Belgian officials are reportedly lobbying "for a simple rebuke."

03/11/2019
Giant figures are seen during the 87th carnival parade of Aalst February 15, 2015
'Antisemitic' Belgian carnival continues to rouse Jewish anger

"These ribbons represent a wilful desire to offend,” European Jewish representative says.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , JTA STAFF
24/10/2019
Giant figures are seen during the 87th carnival parade of Aalst February 15, 2015
Steps afoot to remove UNESCO status from ‘antisemitic’ Belgian carnival

Close to 16,000 signatures for online petition to delist ‘antisemitic’ Aalst Carnival from UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list.

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