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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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Strange characters with fantastic masks and costumes parade along the narrow streets while groups of carnival musicians (“Guggenmusigen”) blow their instruments in joyful cacophony and thousands of bizarrely clad people dance away the spirits of winter. 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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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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6002 Luzern
Tel. +41 (0)41 227 17 17
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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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