Carnival is one of the oldest celebrations around the world, being celebrated in a large part of the world. Each of the countries has its own way of celebrating carnival, either for historical references, cultural demonstrations or simply as a means of entertainment.
The Eschweiler Carnival is a celebration that takes place in the locality of Eschweiler located in the district of Aachen or Aachen, in North Rhine-Westphalia. The Eschweiler carnivals feature one of the longest parades in the Rosenmontag with a participation of about 20 carnival clubs that are still active.
The Dieburg Carnival is a celebration held every year in this small town of Dieburg located in southern Hesse, one of the 16 federal states of Germany. Traditionally, these carnivals are called Äla or Fastnich and although it may not seem like it, it is a celebration dating back some 500 years.
The carnival in Aachen is one of the most anticipated festivities of the year, which is known as the fifth season. These festivities have become popular over the centuries and, although previously carnivals were celebrated with a deeply religious sentiment, today they are celebrated in most countries around the world.
Mainz Carnival or Mainz is a celebration that takes place every year in that city. It is currently one of the most iconic and traditional festivals of Mainz, which is attended by hundreds of thousands of people in each edition, year after year.