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Carnival float in the Rosenmontag parade in Cologne, Germany.
[ source: Wikipedia: Carnival]
The highlight of the Alemannic Fastnet carnival is a gathering of all the Fasnacht organisations from the whole of the vicinity for the large Rosenmontag [Shrove Monday] procession in Freiburg. Floats and colourful costumes can be seen on the streets during the Alemannic Fastnet carnival. People hidden under wild, almost sinister masks play jokes on others until late at night.
Read the full article about the Alemannic Fastnet carnival at freiburg.de
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