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The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band is one of many music groups performing during the annual Fasching parade in Ramstein-Miesenbach, which takes place Feb. 8 this year.

Germany celebrates ‘crazy’ season

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

This is the time when certain areas in Germany celebrate their “fifth season,” also known as the crazy season. Depending on the region, it is called Fastnacht, Fasching or Karneval. Here, in the Pfalz region, it’s called “Fassenacht” or “Fastnacht,” in Bavaria it’s “Fasching,” and in the Cologne area it’s “Karneval.”

January 14, 2016 ×