Schemenlaufen (2): Roller & Scheller

More shots of the Roller (‘jumpers’) and Scheller (‘ringers’), the two main groups of characters at the Imster Schemenlaufen or Imster Fasnacht – a traditional carnival procession held only once every four years in the town of Imst, Tirol, Austria (31 January 2016).

Schemenlaufen, carnival in Imst, Tirol, Austria © Rudolf Abraham

Schemenlaufen, carnival in Imst, Tirol, Austria (January 2016) © Rudolf Abraham

Schemenlaufen, carnival in Imst, Tirol, Austria © Rudolf Abraham Imster Schemenlaufen, Imst, Austria © Rudolf Abraham

Schemenlaufen, carnival in Imst, Tirol, Austria © Rudolf Abraham

Schemenlaufen, carnival in Imst, Austria (January 2016) © Rudolf Abraham

The Schemenlaufen in Imst is inscribed on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. © Rudolf Abraham

Nikon D700 & 70-200/2.8 & 12 hours of snow, rain and sleet…

Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.

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