Coronation Newsletter 11th - September 2022


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T'is over again that beautiful (warm) summer. We are already in October. Time goes fast. After Tongeren fair everything gets going again it is said. This is also true with the preparations for Coronation 23. Although ... if we see what was going on with procession groups and street committees, we did not just rest during the summer. Based on what we received we can give you In a small anthology a picture of the last months Click here. We hope you enjoy reading and watching our 11th Coronation Newsletter.

Do you follow us on social media?

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Social media is here to stay today. The Kroningsfeesten are also active on facebook and instagram. This way we want to offer everyone who is interested in our parties the chance to stay informed about the goings on within the Kroningsfeesten. We would love it if you share our posts as well. In this way, you too will be Coronation Ambassador. In order to use social media even better we organized

Lecture Guido Vanheeswijck Oct. 6, 8 p.m.

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Guido Vanheeswijck will give a lecture on "Find connection with God". This lecture is part of the thematic lecture series 1TP6Search connection, From exasperation with the taboo on being religious, Guido Vanheeswijck wrote the book "Unloved believers". He explains the title of the book as

Which processional group can I still join?

At the group leadership meeting in June, we received a lot of positive news from the procession groups. We already count 2,700 participants. That's 150 more than at the same time when preparing for Coronation 2016. The list you of groups that have reached their participant numbers is growing. But you can certainly still join a number of groups. Here is an overview

Do you already have the new Coronation Flag?

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A new Coronation year presupposes a new Coronation Flag. That is the Tongres tradition ! Actually, we can offer you three flags to decorate the Greater Tongres streets and squares. You can already buy the small and large flag at the following addresses

Our Coronation Wagon

Thanks to MINI DAVO Tongeren, we can dispose of a MINI CLUBMAN since September. RVL Insurance Tongeren takes care of the insurance. On September 7, the new Coronation Wagon was presented. The girls of Chiro OLV, who helped with the presentation, were immediately enthusiastic. Want to get to know the Coronation Chariot better

Tour Processionary statue in deanery of Tongeren

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A few years ago the deanery of Tongeren expanded. In addition to Greater Tongeren, the deanery now includes : Hoeselt, Bilzen, Riemst and Voeren. We would also like to involve the residents of these municipalities in the Kroningsfeesten. The tour of the Sunday churches in the new deanery began on September 24. Here is the calendar

Coronation street committees take action

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In March 2022, we held a first meeting with the street committees. 23 committees attended, accounting for 30 decorated streets. On Wednesday, October 19 at 8 p.m. we expect all street committees, new committees are also welcome, for another information meeting. This will take place in the ballroom of VIIO Tongeren located at Sint-Truiderteenweg 17. Together we can make Greater Tongeren a beautifully decorated city.

Coronation in motion

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In a small anthology, we give you an idea of how the last 3 months have worked in the group leaderships and street committees. Click here.
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