Carnival: How Germany is celebrating Rosenmontag in lockdown

Carnival: How Germany is celebrating Rosenmontag in lockdown

Clowns, political floats and lots of shouting: Rosenmontag is usually a massive celebration. Here's what's happening this year in the pandemic shutdown.

Police step up patrols as Germany’s carnival season starts online

Police step up patrols as Germany’s carnival season starts online

‘You can’t cancel carnival’: How can Germany celebrate street festival in coronavirus times?
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‘You can’t cancel carnival’: How can Germany celebrate street festival in coronavirus times?

Düsseldorf Helau! How I embraced the Rhineland’s carnival celebrations

Düsseldorf Helau! How I embraced the Rhineland’s carnival celebrations

IN PICS: Trump, Brexit and AfD all targeted at Düsseldorf’s Rosenmontag parade

IN PICS: Trump, Brexit and AfD all targeted at Düsseldorf’s Rosenmontag parade

‘It’s absolute chaos’: Does Düsseldorf host Germany’s best carnival celebration?
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‘It’s absolute chaos’: Does Düsseldorf host Germany’s best carnival celebration?

The ‘freedom of fools:’ How did Germany’s Karneval become a political event?
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The ‘freedom of fools:’ How did Germany’s Karneval become a political event?

Seven events you won’t want to miss in February 2020 in Germany

Seven events you won’t want to miss in February 2020 in Germany

Seven arrests amid violent attacks at Cologne Carnival

Seven arrests amid violent attacks at Cologne Carnival

‘No dancing, no singing’: Cologne cancels Carnival’s traditional first day

‘No dancing, no singing’: Cologne cancels Carnival’s traditional first day

Why a Kita in Hamburg celebrated Carnival without Native American costumes

Why a Kita in Hamburg celebrated Carnival without Native American costumes

Fastnacht first timer: Behind the scenes of Mainz’ famous carnival

Fastnacht first timer: Behind the scenes of Mainz’ famous carnival

IN PICTURES: Rosenmontag Carnival celebrations go ahead despite storm

IN PICTURES: Rosenmontag Carnival celebrations go ahead despite storm

Storms threaten Carnival celebrations across west Germany

Storms threaten Carnival celebrations across west Germany

Weekend Wanderlust: ‘Fasnet’ and foolhardiness in Rottweil

Weekend Wanderlust: ‘Fasnet’ and foolhardiness in Rottweil

Fasching: Tracing the roots of south Germany’s ‘dark carnival’

Fasching: Tracing the roots of south Germany’s ‘dark carnival’

From Cologne to Cottbus: Where to celebrate Carnival in Germany

From Cologne to Cottbus: Where to celebrate Carnival in Germany

Düsseldorf increasing fines and toilets to stop ‘wild peeing’ during Carnival

Düsseldorf increasing fines and toilets to stop ‘wild peeing’ during Carnival

From a freak Brexit baby to dancing little rocket man: Karneval in pics

From a freak Brexit baby to dancing little rocket man: Karneval in pics

Karneval: satirical floats in Rhine region ready to make Rose Monday parade debut

Karneval: satirical floats in Rhine region ready to make Rose Monday parade debut

Young woman dies after being run over by tractor at carnival parade

Young woman dies after being run over by tractor at carnival parade

‘It caused a real shitstorm’: meet the man who skewered Trump at last year’s Karneval

‘It caused a real shitstorm’: meet the man who skewered Trump at last year’s Karneval

Woman hospitalized after scalding legs in witch’s cauldron at carnival parade

Woman hospitalized after scalding legs in witch’s cauldron at carnival parade

Inflated pigs’ bladders vs. jesters: the difference between Fastnacht and Karneval

Inflated pigs’ bladders vs. jesters: the difference between Fastnacht and Karneval

Jews seek to heal wounds of past with first ever Karneval float

Jews seek to heal wounds of past with first ever Karneval float

Düsseldorf’s Brexit suicide float off to London to join pro-EU movement

Düsseldorf’s Brexit suicide float off to London to join pro-EU movement

Parents outraged as brothel adverts tossed out during kids’ carnival

Parents outraged as brothel adverts tossed out during kids’ carnival

IN PICS: German Carnival floats show Trump no mercy

IN PICS: German Carnival floats show Trump no mercy

Carnival troop who ‘black up’ get police escort after racism row

Carnival troop who ‘black up’ get police escort after racism row

Storm Thomas subsides, but snow and ice pose road danger

Storm Thomas subsides, but snow and ice pose road danger

Cologne Carnival – The Local’s essential guide

Cologne Carnival – The Local’s essential guide

The calls you’ll hear at Carnival – and what they mean

The calls you’ll hear at Carnival – and what they mean

Police under fire for telling refugees to stay away from Carnival

Police under fire for telling refugees to stay away from Carnival

Cologne to protect its famous Carnival from truck attacks

Cologne to protect its famous Carnival from truck attacks

IN PICTURES: Berlin’s Carnival of Cultures

IN PICTURES: Berlin’s Carnival of Cultures

Sexual assaults reported at Berlin street festival

Sexual assaults reported at Berlin street festival

Grow a thicker skin, Germany tells Poland

Grow a thicker skin, Germany tells Poland

Couple destroy stranger’s car with vigorous carnival sex

Couple destroy stranger’s car with vigorous carnival sex

Cologne police promise huge carnival presence

Cologne police promise huge carnival presence

Storm rains off Rhineland carnival parades

Storm rains off Rhineland carnival parades

6 things I learned at my first Cologne Karneval

6 things I learned at my first Cologne Karneval

Police beg revellers not to dress as terrorists for Carnival

Police beg revellers not to dress as terrorists for Carnival

Rhineland town axes Carnival over sexual assault fears

Rhineland town axes Carnival over sexual assault fears

Karneval season kicks off to lift winter blues

Karneval season kicks off to lift winter blues

Carnival of Cultures in Berlin: six top picks

Carnival of Cultures in Berlin: six top picks

Former Justice Minister caught drink-driving

Former Justice Minister caught drink-driving

Germany celebrates start of carnival season

Germany celebrates start of carnival season

Disabled man barred from loo over safety fears

Disabled man barred from loo over safety fears

Seven hurt as funfair ride breaks up mid-spin

Seven hurt as funfair ride breaks up mid-spin

Berlin carnival parade draws 700,000

Berlin carnival parade draws 700,000

Guttenberg gets carnival medal for ‘courage of his contradictions’

Guttenberg gets carnival medal for ‘courage of his contradictions’

Carnival of Cultures fills Berlin with dancers and music

Carnival of Cultures fills Berlin with dancers and music

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Munich carnival celebration on International Holocaust Remembrance Day