Carnival is fast approaching in the Rhineland, with its traditional Rose Monday parade featuring often satirical floats. DW shows you the designs that can be expected.
Carnival in Germany is a time for boisterous, well-watered merrymaking. But it also offers the chance for satirists to make a few well-aimed jabs on topics that have hit the headlines. Cologne's Carnival committee has released some of the designs for the floats that will be featured in the city's Rose Monday parade on March 4.