Brussels, Belgium - Kingdom of
PERFORMERS CELEBRATE THE OMMEGANG PAGEANT ON BRUSSELS' GRAND PLACE.
Performers in historic costumes take part in a flag procession during
the annual medieval festival on Brussels' Grand Place July 3, 2003.
Brussels' Ommegang pageant is a historical reinactment of a festival
held in 1549 celebrating the entry of Charles the Fifth, his son Don
Philip, infant of Spain and Duke of Brabant, and his sisters, Eleanor
of Austria, Queen of France and Mary of Hungary into Brussels.