Moshions , a Rwandan fashion brand has dressed Manneken-Pis in a culturally inspired costume known as Umushanana. This has been inline with the the ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of Rwanda’s Liberation Day in Belgium.
Commenting on this remarkable gesture, the , Moses Turahirwa, Creative Director of Moshions says that
this is an exciting recognition to Rwanda’s creative industry.
“I am very proud to see Rwanda being represented on this important day. Umushanana is a representation of our golden identity. Despite our tragic history, our culture dawned with a promising
future filled with creatives and dreamers who now reach a global scene.”
This experience is yet another honor for Rwanda’s leading fashion brand. Dressing Manneken-Pis comes
as another notable accomplishment, after the world-famous Sophia the Robot outfitted in Umushanana
during Transform Africa 2019, made by Moshions. The brand continues to take Rwanda’s vibrant
identity to the world.
Moshions is one of Rwanda’s leading fashion houses. Established in 2015, Moshions is an elegant
culturally inspired brand, sought after by insightful African and global customers looking for a distinctive
Manneken-Pis was at first a fountain that played an essential role in the former distribution of drinking
water since the 15th century. The system was well-known in all of Europe. Towards the end of the 17th
century, the statue became more and more important in the city life. It was also a survivor of the
bombardment of Brussels in 1695. Manneken-Pis became a precious good and enjoys a ceaselessly growing glory.