Starting in March the true carnival fan keenly looks forward to it; carnival in Aalst during the second month of the year. From carnival parade and fun fair to the effigy burning by Prince Carnival; it is one big happening. The Aalst police, together with the organizer, is also looking forward to the festival; just from a completely different point of view.
“Each disadvantage has its advantage” is a well-known quote of well-known football player Johan Cruijff, which is exactly what the organizers of the Arctic Challenge experienced in the past year. After many years the supplier of vehicle tracking systems quit the Arctic Challenge and we were forced to look for a new partner, initially this was a disadvantage for the organizers.