Cortège (Fasnachtsumzug)

Cortège (Fasnachtsumzug)

only at the Carnival Basel: people dress up as KKK to make a political point

Location: 

Wettsteinbrücke, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Duration: 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Cortège: a parade where everybody starts together on a different place
  2. Parades: people are marching through Basel on three consecutive afternoons
  3. Music: Gugge (brass bands) and Clique (military music) play their repetoire
  4. Wagons: Waggis and "old ladies" distribute sweets, flowers and lots of confetti!
  5. Weather: this year was pretty rainy and people were a bit restrained

Image sources

  1. Gugge dressed as KKK
  2. Waggis distributing sweets
  3. Lonely Mexican on the streets
  4. Streets covered with Confetti
  5. Skeletons playing music

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