Venetian Carnival in Hamburg: a photo series

Celebrated according to the Venetian style, the Carnival in Hamburg happens every year, usually on the first weekend of February. They stroll around the Alster Arcades and Rathaus from 11h to 14h.

Young and old can join, observe and be captivated by the colourful, mysterious and very ornate costumes. The event is free to watch, but if you want to be one of the performers, you can make/rent your costume and join the Masked Ball at the Literaturhaus (around 120 Euros).

I photographed my favourite performers and costumes from Saturday, and made this photo series for you. Enjoy!

What do you think of the costumes? Have you been to the Carnival in Venice? Let me know in the comments. 🙂

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  1. February 17, 2020 / 7:23 pm

    Love the vibrant and colorful pictures. What an event that must have been!

  2. February 18, 2020 / 3:36 pm

    Amazing photos!! I actually have been to the Carnival in Venice! My parents met in Venice & I grew up overseas for a handful of years, which allowed us to visit Venice a few times, one being for the carnival!

    -madi xo |

  3. February 18, 2020 / 6:30 pm

    Wow this looks like so much fun! We love to travel and knowing the dates of the festival is good for planning a trip.

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