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Bavarian 'Perchten' monsters ward off evil winter spirits

In Kirchseeon near Munich people dress up as monsters to scare away winter and darkness. The "Perchten" march, sing and dance calling nature back to life. The processions traditionally happen during the shortest and darkest days of the year.

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