It takes place every year.Holidays: in Cologne, Germany launched a traditional carnival, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to UNIAN.
Thousands of people in colorful costumes gathered in front of the city’s famous Cathedral and marched through the streets of the city. Every year the participants of the event are preparing not only an interesting outfit, but special dolls as characters of folklore and local politicians.
Look at the procession annually about a million viewers.
The Cologne carnival is one of the most famous in the world. Local jokingly call it the “fifth season”. The festival will conclude on the night of Wednesday, March 6, before the beginning of lent.