Category:Schützenfest Hannover

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Deutsch: Das Schützenfest in Hannover gilt als das größte Schützenfest der Welt. Seine Tradition reicht bis ins 15. Jahrhundert zurück. Das zehn Tage dauernde Fest auf dem rund zehn Hektar großen Schützenplatz wird jedes Jahr von über 1,5 Millionen Gästen besucht. Rund 260 Schausteller sind auf dem Fest vertreten. Traditionelles Getränk ist die Lüttje Lage.
English: The Hanover Schützenfest (german: Schützenfest Hannover) at Hanover in Germany is the largest marksmen's funfair in the world. The origins of this funfair is located in the year 1529. It takes place once a year, is commercially organized and includes a big entertainment program. The Schützenfest consists of around 5,000 marksmen, 250 rides and inns, five large beer-tents and the "Marksmen's Parade". The highlight of this funfair is the 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) long Parade of the Marksmen with more than 10,000 participants from Germany and all over the world, among them around 5.000 marksmen, more than 100 bands and more than 60 wagons, carriages and big festival vehicles. It is the longest parade in Europe, probably in the world. More than 1,5 million people visit this funfair every year. The landmark of the funfair is the 60 meter tall Steiger Ferris wheel which can carry 420 people in its 42 passenger cabins.


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