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Carnaval Float Tour

Carnaval Tour_George20 March 2013

by Goerge Oeser
Pictures courtesy of Anne van Oorschot

Doede Dé Dikkels

At the beginning of the tour, several members of TIC found themselves being asked the question above. Don’t worry, very few of us had any idea what it meant. Most of us still don’t except for knowing that it is the motto for this year’s Carnival. What we do have is a better understanding of the traditions and work that goes into the annual Carnaval celebrations in Tilburg.

Carnaval is a time honored tradition in Tilburg, or as the city is known during Carnaval, “Kruikenstad” or “Jug City”. The jugs referenced in Tilburg’s temporary name are of course (more…)

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