After this festive celebration begin the solemn days of lent.
Fasching fischernetz. This is the festive season before lent originally celebrated by roman catholic and eastern orthodox cultures around the worldfrom rio de janeiro and new orleans to the famous carnavale in venice italy that dates to the thirteenth century. It is known as fasching in bavaria and austria fosnat in franconia fasnet in swabia fastnacht in mainz and its environs. Fasching 2019 is the german version of mardi gras or carnivalcarnaval. Fasching also known as karneval is a time of festivity and merry making a time to break the rules poke fun at those who make them and then to make your own new rules.
Darin uberzeugen sie sich wenn sie dran bleiben und sich unsere tolle bildergalerie zum schminktipps fasching ansehen. Soon after fasching season opens a mock government of eleven guilds zunfte is elected along with a carnival prince and princess who basically plan the carnival festivities. The word stems from the latin carne vale without meat and is the european relative of the mardi gras tradition of eating drinking and merriment before the fasting season. Though not official public holidays normal work may be affected by the festivities in cities with large carnivals such as cologne frankfurt and munich.
The biggest events are held the week before ash wednesday as follows. Schminktipps fasching lassen sie alle wortlos. Franconia northern bavaria is where most of the action happens but the capital city of munich munchen has one of the largest fasching fests in bavaria although the sunday fasching parade in wurzburg is bavarias biggest. Die schminke kann wunder machen.
There are many regional differences concerning the name duration and activities of the carnival. Mardi gras fasching in munich and bavaria although there are carnival observances all across bavaria it should be noted that fasching customs vary from place to place. They are known in southwest germany as fastnacht as fasching in bavaria and austria and as karneval in the rhineland region of northwest germany.