Battle of Saint-Josse
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
On October 6 1926, Tam-Tam by Géo Norge made a scandal and caused a riot when it was premiered by Théâtre du Groupe libre in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Brussels. On that same night Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel by Jean Cocteau was also performed. Riots erupted with a group consisting of Paul van Ostaijen and Geert van Bruaene. These riots are referred to as a decisive date in the history of Belgian Surrealism by Marc Eemans.