National Royal holiday Belgium

In 1838 on 21st of July, Leopold I was crowned king in Belgium, after throwing the dutch out. Every year on the 21st of July Belgium feasts.

Starting with a visit to the Saint Gudele Cathedral, one of the most beautiful churches of Brussels. Here, the Royal family and their guests listened to the Te Deum.

Prince Filip and Princess  Mathilde leaving the Saint Gudele Church, Brussels.


Military parade around the Saint Goedele Cathedral, Brussels

21th July 2010, Saint Goedele Cathedral, Brussels. On the 21st of July the Belgian people celebrate the official coronation of their first king Leopold I (1831).The remembrance starts in the Sint-Michiels-en-Sint-Goedele Cathedral with a Te Deum (in German, Dutch and French) accompanied by the Royal Family ; King Albert and Queen Paola, Queen Fabiola, Prins Filip en Prinses Mathilde and their guests. REPORTERS (C) Sander de Wilde