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

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

With Karneval festivities in Cologne and across the Rhineland fast approaching, another festival - Fastnacht - will also soon take place in the south of Germany. Here’s how the two traditions compare.

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