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Saxophone Sunday's – July and August: Jazz concerts every Sunday at various locations throughout the birth town of A. Sax.

15th Dinant Jazz Nights - To be confirmed: www.dinantjazznights.org

Flea market along the river banks - 21st July 2011 (National Day)

Competition for the biggest "Vitouleffe"pie eater - July 2011. A maximum of 8 participants compete to establish who can eat the most pie (meat, eggs and leffe beer). After the competition the public can sample the pies at a very reasonable price. Vitouleffe is delicious…no joking!

The 29th International Bathtub Regatta - 15 August: Sports and folklore event: presentation of original, decorated bathtubs, capable of floating down the river with a crew. Takes place at 4.30pm.
Also flea market along the same day. Lots of animation in town!

Hilarious! Competition of the biggest eater of “Flamishe” (local speciality) - September.
They like their food and wine in Dinant! This competition takes place in front of the Casino and the biggest eater is crowned “King of the Flamishe” for one year. Flamishe is downed with Burgundy wine.

September 2011 (Date to be confirmed): gathering of more than 1,000 saxophonists from 4 pm finishing with a concert at 6pm on Place Reine Astrid.

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