The pissing boy





It also embodies their sense of humour called zwanze [7] in the Brussels' dialect and their independence of mind. In its new setting, Manneken Pis gives the impression of being smaller than in its original layout. Lots of shops to shop for souvenirs and chocolates. Fans usually dress it with the club's jersey, after important wins. In contrast, there is a similar statue in Rio de Janeiroin front of the quarters of Botafogo de Futebol e Regatasa famous Brazilian football club.

A memorial to a giant seabird that was hunted to extinction.

The pissing boy - Manneken Pis

Replica of the outfit offered by Maximilien Emanuel of Bavaria in Many of us were confused by the intense attention given to this, plainly speaking, obnoxious artwork. Some accounts say that it has been stolen up to seven times; in Januaryby students of the Antwerp student association "De Wikings" of the Sint-Ignatius Handelshogeschool Higher Business Educationnow part of the Antwerp Universitywho "hijacked" the statue for five days before handing it over to the Antwerp authorities. Every weekday we compile our most wondrous stories and deliver them straight to you. It was probably cast and installed in








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  1. Couldn't agree more. mpov used to be awesome. but that quality of updates has been terrible for a long time now!