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"Manneken Pis" from Colmar

"Little Julain" or "Manneken Pis"

The " Little Julian " or " Manneken Pis " from Brussels, work created in 1619 by Jérôme Duquesnoy the Ancient is known all over the world.

The small fellow whose natural gesture comes with a charming grace symbolizes the "goguenardise" and the tartness from the people of brabant.

For the fourth anniversary of the liberation of Colmar, the city of Brussels represented by his burgomaster, Adolf Max, delayed at Charles Sengel, Mayor of Colmar, a reproduction of the most former bourgeois of Brussels in to remember the common sufferings endured by the Belgian and the Alsatian during the first German occupation.

This tie of friendship had to also return homage at the immutable Belgian brightness and at the valor and the good Alsatian mood

The statuette has been installed street of the Augustinses, on the fronting of the Law Court.