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Dossier: Oberammergau sets up the stage

Once a decade, the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is enacted in the Bavarian town of Oberammergau. The massive production, starting May 15, involves thousands of local residents and attracts tourists from around the world.

A scene from the Oberammergau Passion Play

Once a decade, the crucifixion of Jesus Christ is enacted in the Bavarian town of Oberammergau. The massive production, starting May 15, involves thousands of local residents and attracts tourists from around the world. Click on the multimedia links below for more on preparations for the Oberammergau Passion Play and helpful tips if you're planning to attend. For more information on the event, Deutsche Welle recommends visiting the website of the Bavarian public broadcasting station, BR, which cooperated with DW on this project.

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