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During International Events wherein the Order is officially represented, the Ceremony Master and/or the Protocol
Officer of the host Order, will present the Honour to our Order by playing its Hymn and its Entry March. These will be played for our for our Ordre´s Grand Master or its
Ambassador (and for its Grand Prior, in the absence of the aforesaid), preceded by the State Flag of our
During National Events (in Germany and Belgium) the Grand Master of our Order may be preceded by Scottish Pipers. The Flag will be the one of the Ordo Balliolensis.
According to the History of the Ordo Balliolensis, the Magisterial
Convent decided to :
- Take as the Hymn of our Order, an excerpt out of a Flemish Renaissance music repertoire, composed by Pierre (Peter) Phalèse, a Flemish musician born in Leuven (Belgium) (1510-1570).
- Take as Sonnerie (bugle call) of our Order the musical piece called
Fanfare Imperiale from the Italian Composer Antonio Salieri.
- Bear the State Flag of the Order which is the one of the
Counts of Flanders.
- The patterns of the Ordo Balliolensis Flag is shown hereunder: