Musicians take part in the traditional Rose Monday street carnival ...
Feb 20th, 2012
(Reuters) - Musicians take part in the traditional Rose Monday street carnival parade in Mainz, February 20, 2012. The Rose Monday parades in Cologne, Mainz and Duesseldorf are the highlight of the German street carnival season. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
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