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BGJG Michelbeke (including pics)
The patron saint of Michelbeke is Saint Sebastian, who was worshipped here as a protector against the plague. On the third Sunday of June, the Saint Sebastian horse parade is taking place. This parade starts in front of the church of Michelbeke, on the Saint Sebastian Square, on passes through most streets of Michelbeke. Before the start of the parade, horses and horsemen are blessed by the local Catholic priest.
For information in Dutch about Michelbeke, push here.
Voor Nederlandstalige informatie over Michelbeke, klik hier.
The village of Michelbeke has following shield, as determined by the (Dutch) Royal Decree of August 4, 1818:
Parted. 1. made of azure, with golden corn sheaf; 2. made of azure, with a scythe and spade in natural colours, placed en sautoir.