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Sunday, 06 June 2010
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This pole is from the Zinneke parade and was carried around by persons who appeared to be marshals.  The official website informs us that:

Zinneke is the name Brussels people give to the small Senne/Zenne river that circles Brussels, protecting it against flooding. Zinneke is also used to refer to a stray dog or mutt… some of which end up in the river. And so we get Zinneke: meaning one of multiple origin and symbol of the cosmopolitan and multicultural nature of Brussels.

Posted by bigblue on 06/06/2010 at 08:43 AM
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