0 Likes

Bergkirchweih - The Franconian street musicians
Erlangen

Wikipedia:

The Bergkirchweih is an annual fair and beer festival in Erlangen, Germany. Locals nickname it Berch, which is the Franconian pronunciation of the German word Berg, meaning mountain or hill.


The Bergkirchweih starts on the Thursday before Pentecost at 5PM. The opening ceremony called "Anstich", which is carried out by the town's mayor, takes place in a different beer cellar every year. Thousands gather to watch the opening spectacle hoping to get one of the free beers from the first barrel. Twelve days later the last beer barrel is buried in the cellar where the next Anstich will take place. The Bergkirchweih area is located in the northern extremities of the town of Erlangen and is roughly a kilometer long (0.6 mi). It contains beer cellars, booths and rides - a huge Ferris wheel is the Berch's traditional landmark.

With its wooden benches under elms, chestnuts and oaks it is the biggest Open-Air-Biergarten of Europe with more than 11,000 seats.

The Bergkirchweih has taken place since 1755. Nowadays the time when the fair takes place is called the "fifth season". Roughly a million people - about ten times the town's population - visit the event, making the Bergkirchweih the third biggest fair in Bavaria after the Oktoberfest in Munich and the Gäubodenvolksfest in Straubing.

View More »

Copyright: Jan Koehn
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15000x7500
送信日: 19/06/2011
更新日: 30/05/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: berg; bergkirchweih; berch; berchkärwa; bierfest; erlangen
comments powered by Disqus

Jan Koehn
Entlaskeller 1
Jan Koehn
Bergkirchweih - Ox
Jan Koehn
Entlaskeller 2
Jan Koehn
Anstich 2011 - 3
Jan Koehn
Anstich 2011 - 4
Jan Koehn
Bergkirchweih 2009 - its Oazapft
Jan Koehn
Anstich 2011 - 1
Jan Koehn
Anstich 2011 - 2
Jan Koehn
Bergkirchweih - Erichkeller
Jan Koehn
O'zapft is - Bergkirchweih 2012
Jan Koehn
Bergkirchweih - T
Jan Koehn
Beer garden - Autumn
Markus Mammoliti
Oberer Grencherberg
Kudo Kenji Photograph
Crystal Serenity & Queen Elizabeth at Corfu-Κέρκυρα
Martin Broomfield
Fishermen, Kilindoni, Mafia Island, Tanzania
Thorsten von Eicken
Toroweap Overlook on the Grand Canyon North Rim facing east
Uwe Wieteck
Maxh tte die turbinenhalle im kraftwerk
Majeed Panahee joo
Nobico Co Ali Sakhi Neda Naraghi Nobico Designing And Consulting Group Kashan 04
jacky cheng
2012-Chengdu - wangjiang Park-15
fkaxc2002
Lotus Trail
Marek Lomnicky
High Tatras - Polsky hreben
Matteo Brunoro
Forcella Val del Drap
juan_correa
big stone guatape
Henrik Fessler
The Milky Way Over Rakow Mecklenburg Germany
Jan Koehn
Botanic garden - Bird's-eye view
Jan Koehn
Atzelsberger Beer garden
Jan Koehn
Kosbacher Altar 1
Jan Koehn
Museumshafen Oevelgönne
Jan Koehn
Deutschland bayern franken feuerwehreinsatz erlangen
Jan Koehn
Sant Bartomeu - Rose Garden
Jan Koehn
Hundshaupten - Autumforrest
Jan Koehn
Bergkirchweih - Ferris wheel
Jan Koehn
Castle Strechau - Bridge
Jan Koehn
Rock im Park 2010 - Centerstage View
Jan Koehn
Sunrise Beach Chairs
Jan Koehn
Alexanderplatz
More About Erlangen

Wikipedia: Erlangen is a Middle Franconian city in Bavaria, Germany. It is located at the confluence of the river Regnitz and its large tributary, the Untere Schwabach. Erlangen has more than 100,000 inhabitants.Erlangen is today dominated by the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and the numerous branch offices of Siemens AG, as well as a large Institute of the Fraunhofer Society. An event that still influences the city was the settlement of Huguenots after the withdrawal of the Edict of Nantes in 1685.