Hi, I'm Lieke

Hi, I’m Lieke

Lieke Knoops, Owner

Since a very young age Lieke was mesmerised by mermaids. Whenever she had the chance you could find her the water. Swimming mostly underneeth the surface. This childhood passion evolved in the creation of mermaid Lelie. Lelie means lilly flower in Dutch.

What is Mermaid Lelies purpose?

With her alter ego Lieke strives to bring magic and joy in the world. Dive into the mermaid fantasy and explore the possibilities. Mermaids are a wonderful tool for kids and adults to be connected with their inner self. This can be as a spectator but also in learning the skills themselves.

Putting back the stars in everyones eyes, creating that sence of wonder is what mermaid Lelie does best.

What I Offer


Hire a mermaid to make any event more magical. There options in and out of water available.

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Photo & video projects

Add magic to your photo or video project by involving mermaid Lelie. You can here here as both an underwater model and actress.

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Mermaid school

Learn the skills to start mermaiding. This is available for a wide age group. Don’t let age hold you back. Most of my students are adults.

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Find your tribe during the Merdreams retreats. Take the time to (re)connect with your mermaid soul during week(ends) in and out of Belgium

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In my webshop, Merfolkshop.eu you’ll find all the things you nee to start your mermaiding hobby. You can find monofins, tails, but also fun apparel.

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From the Blog

Uncategorized ➤ 14/08/2023

It’s my birthday

And you get to celebrate with me! If you buy something on my webshop, merfolkshop.eu today (August 14 cest) you will receive a giftcard to spend on your next purchase. The giftcards will be sent…

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about ➤ 25/04/2021

Introducing the Mermaid Lelie Blog

Hi Merfolk! I’m so glad all of you are here. I’m Lieke, but you probably know me best by my artist name Mermaid Lelie. I’ve been a professional mermaid in Belgium for about 5 years…

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