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The Lucerne Carnival

For many people of Lucerne Carnival is the most beautiful time of the year. Each time, it starts on Fat Thursday with the Big Bang. Three big parades are among the highlights of Lucerne Carnival.

Carnival in Lucerne

12.2. – 17.02.2015
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Every year, towards the end of winter, Carnival breaks out in the streets, alleyways and squares of the old town. This is a glittering outdoor party, where chaos and merriness reign and nothing is as it normally is. More
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Goldig Grend, 16th February 2015

Lucerne Carnival
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The wearing of masks in Lucerne is a tradition that goes back centuries. The town's Maskenliebhaber-Gesellschaft (MLG – Society of Mask Devotees) came into being over 180 years ago with the aim of preserving and promoting the custom. More
Goldig Grend
c/o Maskenliebhaber Gesellschaft der Stadt Luzern
Gesellschaftshaus
Süesswinkel 7
6004 Luzern
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www.mlg.ch/

Guuggerbaum (Carnival Tree)

Carnival in Lucerne
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The “Guuggerbaum” is erected at the Kornmarkt and is emblazoned as a symbol and landmark of the “United” during the crazy days of Carnival in Lucerne. More
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The Wooden Masks of Kriens

Carnival in Lucerne
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While Carnival in Lucerne is dominated by Guggen musicians, the neighbouring borough of Kriens is still more the home of the traditional "Fasnacht". The people of Kriens are not only proud of their carnival tradition, but especially of their very own carnival characters and the hand-carved wooden masks. More
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Kommunikation & PR
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6002 Luzern
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Hirsmändig

Flühli
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The Hirsmändig Society in Waldemmental has revived one of the oldest Shrove Monday customs in Flühli and once again celebrates the Hirsmändig according to the old Entlebuch rules - a custom that had been forgotten for almost a century. More

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