Cologne holds a fancy dress carnival to celebrate Lent
'ALTWEIBERFASTNACHT' MEANS COLOGNE GOES GAY
Germany's carnival season at Lent. Various shots in the streets of Cologne with people dressed in fancy costume, dancing, singing and generally partying. The Mayor of Cologne Herr Burau takes part. Many people have dressed as comical military figures. Huge crowds line the parade route and everyone sways to the music.