60 Cologne impressions where the Carnival are costumes in spotlight
The real Carnival fans already know the dates for the festive season. Many consult it months in advance. The Cologne Carnival is celebrated this year between 04 and 09 February. Mardi is on the 04 02.2016 and on 09 02 2016 – Mardi Gras. Shrove Monday is holiday in Cologne.
It’s not long until the most beautiful city on the Rhine may welcome many guests to the Carnival
On Rosenmontag, Kaitlyn old town fills with visitors from around the world
MER instead of the kopp – the meaning of Carnival all opp
“Mer instead all opp the kopp” is the motto of the Carnival this year. On good German it would mean as much as “We put everything on the head”. It sounds attractive and at the same time this sentence as a summary of the meaning of Carnival sounds. His idea, not only in Cologne, but also worldwide, consists in the following: before the beginning of lent, you should live out the own passions and let off steam. They are symbolically burned on the last day. It is the time of spiritual and physical cleansing thus for lent, so, ready.
For many Rhinelanders, the Shrove Monday means that the colourful and noisy parade can begin
And then everything just on the head will be
The current theme – appropriate inspiration for Halloween costume ideas for the Carnival
Inspired by the motto – “Mer instead all opp the kopp”. You can implement now mostly offbeat ideas, which you might have dispensed with last year.
Bright and happy Carnival enthusiasts through the Kakad streets draw
The motto calls on to make the idea about himself on the head by the costume ideas for Carnival this year. Tighten something which shows a not very pronounced and well-known property of your character. Provoke the people around!
Fools and clowns are the most popular costume choices
The Carnival tradition is loved by adults and children and maintained
During the Carnival, all people are friends and make all love
You can be provocative in various ways.
Dress you prefer neutral colors? When the Carnival costume, choosing high-contrast combinations. Are you reserved in your behaviour in everyday life? Among the Carnival ideas, choose a provocative topic. This does not always work, this is sometimes complicated and difficult. Maybe Carnival 2016 is the right time to make-up something provocative.
Carnival fever is also the football celebrities
Shine may well the local football clubs
The color combination on the banks of the Rhine is white red
Strange characters celebrate peace day and night at the Cathedral
Practical, environmentally friendly and sustainable: combine old with new
To make everything during the Carnival on the head, can be regarded as a very practical matter. You can try a new look without stress. Take advantage of the opportunity, to a quite different to try out as your previous look. Maybe you like this total change. You can use one or more aspects of transforming your looks this year.
Everyone can live out his fantasies on the Carnival in Cologne
Long live the good mood
How many times have you met someone on the Carnival?
Say “Helau” to the Carnival on the banks of the Rhine
Who does not know what that means fun, which should necessarily go to Cologne Carnival
The experiments with the new look of the Carnival can be useful not only in this manner. You can take advantage of this opportunity to try something different: you can achieve a special new look with little material and resources. Use environmentally friendly and already used dresses and accessories. That combine some updates. So they create a very trendy appearance of economical and environmentally friendly.
You can combine for example some old clothes and Carnival costumes with new jewelry and trendy accessories according to the current motto by 2016. Those there are many – hats, losers, or Mottoschals.
Join us at the Carnival this year? Want to experiment during which with a new look? Have you already decided what will be this?