The beauties and exquisite attractions of the Mariazell flower festival rival the Mediterranean resorts in drawing-tourists.
GV.PAN Over field of Daffodils.
LV. Women picking Daffodils.
CU. A Daffodil.
TGV. Procession through street.
SV. Horse drawn float. Girls throwing flowers to onlookers.
SV. Roman type chariot passing camera decorated with flowers.
SCU. Another horse drawn float, man and woman dancing.
CU.Pan From front of car to girls throwing flowers.
SCU. Young girl holding flowers.
CU.PAN Girls in car throwing flowers.
SV. A model of the Brussels Atomium.
CU. Another float. Girl throwing flowers.
CU. Two young children throwing flowers from float.
SCU. Young boy holding bunch of daffodils.
SCU. Floral float. Girl waves.
SV. Paino floral float.
CU. Dutch float. Two children waving pan to Windmill.
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Background: The beauties and exquisite attractions of the Mariazell flower festival rival the Mediterranean resorts in drawing-tourists. Thousands of visitors come each year to see the wealth of mountain flowers that decorate the floats in the grand procession.
Dazzling the tourists are the hundreds of thousands of golden daffodils that are everywhere. In the parade through the town the fragrance of these flowers is overpowering. With hundreds of vehicle driving along, covered completely with flowers, it is true that nowhere in Austria is there a larger centre of pilgrimage than Mariazell.