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Manneken Pis is ready for Flowertime

22:45 10/08/2017

Brussels' landmark bronze sculpture of a boy peeing, Manneken Pis, has received a stylish headdress of flowers on the occasion of Flowertime. The third edition of the flower festival starts on Friday in Brussels city hall, writes Bruzz.

On Thursday morning, Brussels artist and florist Geoffroy Mottart had the honour of creating the fancy hat for Belgium's most famous statue. Mottart is one of 20 top florists participating in Flowertime. He is best known for growing flower beards on famous busts in Belgium.

This third biennial event around flower art has a flowers and fruit theme, both of which will fill the rooms of city hall and the Grand Place between 11 and 13 August.


Written by Robyn Boyle