Delayed Tradition

A little late due to my little holiday, here are my photos for the Pabuca topic “Tradition”, and they are all about Pfaffenhofen’s Volksfest…

Tradition is that during Volksfest times, public and a few (more or less) private buildings are decorated. Like this one, the former mayor’s print shop. Some of the flags apparently have seen quite some tradition…

Volksfest 2014 IMG_0730

Tradition is also this greeting (used like “good day” in southern Germany and Austria, roughly translates to “God bless you”) – not just on the Volksfest. The effects of including imaginary sky friends into greetings are most likely just as small as the actions of these sky friends themselves.

Volksfest 2014 IMG_5279

Some rides like bumper cars also have lots of tradition – just like roof decorations that aren’t necessary for functionality.

Volksfest 2014 IMG_5283

2 Comments

  1. MM

    …hehe, das mit der Dachverzierung sehe ich aber anders. :( ;) …die gehört doch genauso dazu wie das Schild ‘Junger Mann zum mitreisen gesucht’ und der traditionelle Fuchsschwanz am Schlüsselbund. ;)

    • c

      Gehört dazu, klar, aber für die Funktion an sich (die fahrenden und zusammenstoßenden Autos) ist sie ja nicht nötig. :)

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