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Major Events February 2006

Feb 24 - Mar 1
Cologne - Carnival in Cologne
Called Cologne's Fifth Season, carnival comes with imaginative costumes,
parties and balls, ending with several parades, on Sunday and Rose Monday,
the latter with a timely World Soccer Cup theme in 2006.
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Feb 23 - Mar 1
Mainz - Carnival in Mainz
Carnival is the most important popular festival in Mainz. The carnival campaigns begin on New Year's Day with a procession of Carnival regiments through the centre of town. Thereafter, numerous carnival sessions in and around Mainz lead up to the 'crazy climax', which is the world-famous Mainz Carnival Parade. This takes place on the Monday before Lent and is watched live by over half a million visitors.
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