Germany Carnival 2020: Colourful Floats Mock World Leaders; See Photos

World | Associated Press | February 25, 2020, 11:57 am
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 A figure depicting US President Donald Trump as Emperor Nero is part of the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A figure depicting US President Donald Trump as Emperor Nero is part of the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A figure depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen during the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A figure depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is seen during the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts British Prime Minister Boris Johnson losing his Scottish legs during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts British Prime Minister Boris Johnson losing his Scottish legs during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts Brazilian President Bolsonaro with chainsaw arms during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts Brazilian President Bolsonaro with chainsaw arms during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts US President Donald Trump holding hands with Iran's President Hassan Rohani during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts US President Donald Trump holding hands with Iran's President Hassan Rohani during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float, depicting far-right AfD politician Bjoern Hoecke, whose arm is raised by CDU and FDP politicians at the Thuringia elections, driving through the streets during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float, depicting far-right AfD politician Bjoern Hoecke, whose arm is raised by CDU and FDP politicians at the Thuringia elections, driving through the streets during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts a racist with a gun in his mouth, reading
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A carnival float depicts a racist with a gun in his mouth, reading "from words to action" during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. The float reminds the NSU, the assaults in Hanau, Halle and on Walter Luebke. (Image: AP)

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 A satiric carnival float depicting US President Donald Trump as horror clown Pennywise is pictured during a preview in a hall in Cologne, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A satiric carnival float depicting US President Donald Trump as horror clown Pennywise is pictured during a preview in a hall in Cologne, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts a carnival virus laughing at a corona virus during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts a carnival virus laughing at a corona virus during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A figure depicting Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes part in the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A figure depicting Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson takes part in the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts a burning kangaroo, reading 'Australia is everywhere' during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts a burning kangaroo, reading 'Australia is everywhere' during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 The so-called 'Schwellkoepp' (swollen heads) lead the float during the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)
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The so-called 'Schwellkoepp' (swollen heads) lead the float during the traditional carnival parade in Mainz, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Revellers celebrate during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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Revellers celebrate during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts a Facebook alien running away from justice during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts a Facebook alien running away from justice during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A Rottweiler fool figure jumps through the air during the fool's jump as part of the carnival in Rottweil, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A Rottweiler fool figure jumps through the air during the fool's jump as part of the carnival in Rottweil, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float, depicting the two popes Benedict and Francis fighting, waits in a street for the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float, depicting the two popes Benedict and Francis fighting, waits in a street for the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts the 250th birthday of composer Ludwig van Beethoven during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts the 250th birthday of composer Ludwig van Beethoven during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 Fools are jumping in the streets during the jumpers' procession carnival parade in Herbstein, Germany. (Image: AP)
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Fools are jumping in the streets during the jumpers' procession carnival parade in Herbstein, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A reveller smiles during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A reveller smiles during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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 A carnival float depicts environment activist Greta Thunberg and US President Donald Trump on bicycles during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)
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A carnival float depicts environment activist Greta Thunberg and US President Donald Trump on bicycles during the traditional carnival parade in Duesseldorf, Germany. (Image: AP)

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