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The street food hype has conquered virtually every major city in Europe, and Cologne is no exception. After the news that Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn cannot imagine a carnival because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, fans of the festival celebrated in Germany are in uproar. This is underlined by the packed pubs and the tens of thousands of people who celebrate in the streets. Cologne, with its impressive cathedral and its people, is known for its cheerful mentality, which manifests itself in many different ways.
For six days Cologne is full of parties, parades and balls, but sometimes the carnival fever overtakes the whole city, as in the summer months.
The main event is the ceremonial burning of the Nubbels, but there are also many other events taking place, including balls and side shows. In the evening there will be more parties and masked balls, and there may be parades and events in the suburbs. The following day, on Carnival Friday, it will be quieter as far as the parade is concerned, but there will be a few more small parades in the Cologne neighbourhoods, as well as a number of street festivals. The school or district parade takes place in the city centre of Cologne and the most important events are a parade through the city centre, a masquerade ball and a carnival parade in front of St. Peter's Basilica.
At the end of the carnival, the nubbel (straw dolls) are taken out and kissed away, and during the Cologne carnival, they are seen hanging and burning in pubs and shops everywhere. Kissing is also a German custom on Thursday, when women take off and put on a show in front of St. Peter's Basilica and other public buildings.
The world has been turned upside down by the Cologne Carnival and no wrongdoing will be tolerated, "says the head of the city's police department, Dr. Martin Schulz, a former policeman. But even those with a strong Carnival following are still able to participate, but sleep is hard to find, with survivors discovering people who are struggling to keep up with the party itself and the parties themselves.
The Belgian Quarter is perhaps the trendiest place in Cologne, full of great bars, shops and restaurants. The selection of breakout activities makes Cologne one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city and there is no better place to visit than for a night of partying.
Visit the old town of Cologne, which gives you an insight into what Cologne would have looked like before the war. See how you can plan and carry out an event in Cologne in good time before Corona.
The motto of the Cologne Carnival is "Kolle Alaaf" (translated: "Cologne") and it is tradition to call the crowd to it. The motto dates back to 1550, when it was pronounced as a toast, and contains the words "Eau de Cologne," "Wasser" and "Wasser Köln." Cologne is also famous for its eau-de-cologne, which the Germans call "Kolnisch" (water) or "water cologne."
One of the largest street carnivals in Europe is the Cologne Carnival, which is organised by the city of Cologne, founded in 1823 and is one of the most popular carnival events in Germany and the largest in the world.
Co - coordinated with Cologne, Hamburg and Bonn - this annual festival creates an intimate atmosphere in which new music is appreciated and the city is brought together. One of the largest is SmartCity Cologne, which brings together individuals, companies and associations to develop ideas and technologies that make Cologne an even better place to live.
The performance of polypropylene that investigates the demanding applications of polypropene in the field of energy storage and energy efficiency. Cologne will be presenting itself for the first time with several other German cities at the International Symposium for Poly-Propylene Technology in Cologne. It is intended to discuss together the progress and the current state of this field.
On Carnival Monday, the annual carnival parade in the so-called Bermuda Triangle takes place in most of Cologne's districts. Thousands of people come to parade through the city on Sunday, and the schoolchildren of the individual districts parade through the city in their costumes, with the idea that this carnival is for all Cologne residents. To enrich the long singing sessions that take place in the bars and restaurants of the cities, the lyrics are distributed to the public before the carnival companies begin to encourage them to learn new music.
Perhaps you have the chance to try the German - prepared, sustainable snacks you promote. Here you can book the events in the bookbook, as well as further information about the carnival and other events in Cologne.
Then there is the KAPlnCard, which can be purchased via the Köln Tourismus Gesellschaft and includes free admission to all events in Cologne as well as free travel to the carnival. Cologne / Bonn Airport (CGN), which offers many international and domestic flights and is one of the cheapest airports for international flights in Germany, can also be served. If you travel by long-distance train (which only uses green electricity), you can take the train from Cologne to Cologne, which is offered in cooperation with the Cologne Convention Bureau. A number of well-known hotel chains, such as the Oberhausen Hotel, offer conference facilities that allow you to use the same venues for your event and delegate accommodation.