Foire du Livre

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I was amused to see that this year’s Foire du Livre de Bruxelles is being promoted by the city’s unofficial mascot. The Manneken Pis, a diminutive 17th century bronze statue, is dressed in a new print covered outfit and is holding a book to celebrate the annual book fair.

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If you haven’t been to Brussels, the little sculpture can be found in the heart of the city and is dressed in a different colorful costume several times a week. He even has his own nonprofit organization to supervise his outfit collection.

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