Manneken-Pis Dressed as Congo King

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The Manneken-Pis statue in Brussels joined in on the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of Panama City, dressing in the colorful king of the Congo costume.

Complete with crown and scepter, the costume is used in Congo dance, a theatrical representation of the resistance of African slaves during the Spanish colonial period.

The two-foot tall statue, whose name means “Little Pissing Man” in Dutch, dresses in costumes several times each week, his wardrobe managed by The Friends of Manneken-Pis since 1954.