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Dierk 's Photo Album - Cologne Carnival

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background noise street carnival
recorded during sunday parade
 
  carnival 1
 
  carnival 2

 

Carnival 2013

Pictures taken during the previous years

   
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Carnival procession at "Rosenmontag" - monday before Lent. About 1,5 million people were visiting this procession in 2005
 
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Carnival procession 2005: more than 10.000 participants were walking through the city
 
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In 2005 there were 96 procession vehicles, 121 bands and 480 horses
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
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Carnival procession
 
   
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The sunday before monday before lent there's the carnival procession "Schull- und Veedelszöch" (School- and city districts-carnival procession).

Here are pictures showing the procession 2012 ...

 
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Children are standing in the first line, ready for collection sweets.
 
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A group representing church bells
 
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Laughing church bells ...
 
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A group dealing the subject solar energy
 
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Children collecting sweets, ardent and despairing ... all moods can be found
 
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Raw vegetables ???
 
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They cry "Kamelle !!!" (sweets)
 
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Just hatched out ...
 
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Many zoo animals were there too ...
 
   
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Carnival procession historic, 1933 at street "Eigelstein". Pictures from private collection Nachtsheim/Betz, Cologne
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Carnival procession at street "Eigelstein"
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Carnival procession, at church St. Mariä Himmelfahrt
   

Two youtube videos concerning Cologne carnival:
Weblink to youtube.com:
youtube video - Carnival 2011
Weblink to youtube.com:
youtube video - Carnival 1958


Cologne Carnival fans can be found in the USA too
"Koelle Alaaf" is the Carnivals salutation in Cologne.
Picture made by Markus Pliquett

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