A Festival of Fools

by Jay September. 20, 2010 4483 views

Narrenfest, or festival of fools, (also known as Fasching) is celebrated throughout the Schwäbisch“ and ”Allemanish“ regions of southwestern Germany down into the Basel area of Switzerland. People who participate in this celebration come from many regions throughout central and southern Europe. Behind the hard masks finds one only men - even the ”hags".

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Jacki 7 years, 9 months ago

OH, this is very similar to Fest O Fools!! (http://www.photoblog.com/DancingDolphin/2009/04/09/festifools.html)

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Jothindra Paranji 10 years, 1 month ago

Must have been a terrific parade!

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Beth 10 years, 1 month ago

I love the masks, all the color and variety. You've done such a great job capturing all the excitement and motion of this celebration. all men though? tradition I guess?

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Amber 10 years, 1 month ago

very colorful. those masks creep me out a bit.

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Yulia 10 years, 1 month ago

Great set!

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