Clique at the Carnival of Basel,building a parade with thousands of others, each group in their sujet. Symbolic Image for article about the cliquen parades at the Carnival of Basel.
Cliquen Parades at the Carnival of Basel

Get ready to witness the vibrant energy of the Carnival of Basel through the captivating Cliquen Parades. Join the cliques as they choose their sujets and bring them to life with

Original Sujet (theme) and Larve (mask) drafts by Paul Rudin for the Olympia 1921: "Dr Kunscht-Papst". Symbolic Image for article about the history of the Carnival in Basel.
The Carnival of Basel in the 18th century

Explore the 18th-century Carnival of Basel through the lens of a local historian and festival-goer. Experience the vibrancy of tradition, the echo of history, and the magic of community bonding that

Unique Masks and Costumes at the Carnival of Basel. Here we see a piccolo player with a Larve (Local word for mask) by the Larven Atelier Charivari. Symbolic Article image about the uniqueness of the Carnival in Basel, Switzerland.
The Uniqueness of the Carnival in Basel

Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts, for we are about to embark on an adventurous journey filled with colours, music, laughter, and above all, tradition. Yes, we’re diving deep into the

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