Inauguration Ceremony – Saturday, November 10, 2018

Benoît FRIART, Deputy-Mayor,
Jean-Francis FORMULE, Alderman of Civisism,
Jérôme WASTIAU, Alderman of Tourism and Culture,
Damien SAUVAGE et Emmanuel DELHOVE – Aldermen,
Caroline CHARPENTIER – President of the CPAS,

Are proud to invite you Saturday 10 November 2018

to the inauguration of the Price Memorial


This ceremony will be enhanced by the presence of:

LL.AA.RR. Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz,
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada,
Mr Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium,
Mr Didier Reynders, Vice Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs,
The Honorable Seamus O’Regan, Canadian Minister of Veterans Affairs,
Mr Elio Di Rupo, Minister of State,
Mr Jean-Luc Crucke, Walloon Minister of Budget and Finance,
Mr René Collin, Walloon Minister for Tourism,
Mr. Tommy Leclercq, Governor of the Province of Hainaut

Confirmation of presence

Hoping to have the privilege of welcoming you to this international commemorative event, we invite you to confirm your presence for November 5 via the online form : click here.


Chaussée de Mons at Ville-sur-Haine (Le Roeulx), Belgium.

Access via highway

    • Take the highway exit 21A (Rest area Roeulx-Thieu)
    • Turn left onto Chaussée de Mons / N538

    • Take the highway exit 21A (Rest area Roeulx-Thieu)
    • Turn left onto Chaussée de Mons / N538

Access coming from Mons by the “Bois d’Havré”

  • From Mons, take the Chaussée du Roeulx (N538) towards Havré.
  • Continue on the N538 and cross Havré to the “Canal du Centre”.


  • On the Chaussée du Roeulx (N538) towards Havré
  • Turn left on R5a and E19 / E42 and take exit 21A (Rest area Roeulx-Thieu)
    (Attention, don’t take the exit Havré-Ghislage)
  • Turn left onto Chaussée de Mons / N538.


Rue du Trieu, Rue des Fours à Chaux , Rue de la Cense du Roi, Rue du Marais, Rue de l’Église – 7070 Ville-sur-Haine


Access to the Memorial site : pedestrians only

via Rue des Trieux and the towpath (along the boat channel).
Footbridge Price (red) closed.

  • The ceremony will begin at 3:30 pm and will be finished at 5 pm. For security reasons, you are requested to arrive no later than 3 pm. After this time, access will no longer be guaranteed.
  • It is strictly prohibited to bring any backpacks, bags or large handbags.

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