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Mitteleuropa, Rheinland - Geisterzug zu Fastnacht, Blankenheim/Eifel 1983

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Mitteleuropa, Rheinland - Geisterzug zu Fastnacht, Blankenheim/Eifel 1983
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Central Europe, Rhineland - Shrovetide Ghosts Parade, Blankenheim/Eifel 1983
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Film, 16 mm, LT, 112 m ; F, 10 min

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Karnevalistisches Hauptereignis in Blankenheim ist der Geisterumzug am Fastnachtssamstag. In weiße Betttücher gehüllte "Gespenster" springen mit Fackeln durch die dunklen Gassen, angeführt von den ebenfalls vermummten "Jäken Böönchen", "Schellenbäumchen" und Prinz Karneval.
The main event of shroventide at Blankenheim is the ghosts' parade on Saturday. Draped in white sheet the "ghosts" flood the dark alleyways with their torches, lead by the likewise mummed figures "Jäken Böönchen", "Schellenbäumchen" and "Prinz Karneval".
Keywords Verkleidung, Verhüllung Winterbräuche Fastnacht Fasnacht Brauchtum / Jahreslauf shrovetide carnival procession masked procession masquerade disguising custom / course of the year winter customs Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Nordrhein-Westfalen Europa Deutschland Verkleidungen Accessoires jahreszeitliche Festivitäten spezielle Kleidung Ethnologie/Kulturanthropologie Feste Bräuche Kleidung Gesellschaft materielle Kultur Kulturwissenschaften cultural studies ethnology/cultural anthropology society customs feasts seasonal festivities material culture clothing special clothing costumes accessories Northrhine Westfalia Europe Germany