Sunday 1 February 07:00

Carnival: Telfer Schleicherlaufen

Telfs

Beginning: 07:00

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Sonnenplateau Mieming & Tirol Mitte,
office Telfs,
phone +43 5262 62245,
info@sonnenplateau.com

Description

The highlight of the Telfs Carnival is the so-called "Schleicherlaufen": the "Schleicher" are figures in wonderful costumes with a big hat and a bell. This tradition goes back to the year 1890 and is celebrated every 5 years, attracting thousand of visitors.

In 2010 the "Telfer Schleicherlaufen" was listed in the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

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