120,000 attend Belgian National Day parade
It isn't National Day without a few raindrops.
Around 120 000 people gathered to watch the military and civil parade outside the Royal Palace in Brussels. Despite a few raindrops at around 4pm, the festivities were spared the usual National Day deluge, “la drache nationale”.
Earlier, the National Day festivities had begun with the traditional Te Deum mass at the Cathedral of Saints Michel and Gudule, followed by a long walkabout by the royal family, despite the reinforced security measures.
The festivities ended at 11pm with a spectacular display of fireworks.
source: Le Soir