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Long Corona break: “Finally again!” Aiwanger celebrates at the Nuremberg Spring Festival

Created: 04/17/2022, 08:20

By: Katarina Amtmann

Festwirt Simon Röschke (lr), Bavaria’s Minister of the Interior Joachim Herrmann, Nuremberg’s Economics Officer Michael Fraas, Sebastian Brehm, Bavaria’s Minister of Economics, Hubert Aiwanger and Lorenz Kalb, Chairman of the South German Showmen’s Association.

© Daniel Löb/dpa/dpa-Bildfunk

The Nuremberg Spring Festival has opened.

Hubert Aiwanger and Joachim Herrmann were very close.

Söder is absent from the event in his hometown.

Nuremberg – “Finally again!” Bavaria’s Economics Minister Hubert Aiwanger commented so simply on the start of the Nuremberg Spring Festival.

The folk festival was officially opened with the tapping on Saturday (April 16).

Nuremberg Spring Festival opened – “We need social events again”

Aiwanger was open to folk festivals even during the Corona period.

After these had to be canceled for a long time due to the pandemic, he was optimistic in mid-March.

“I’m assuming that we’ll be able to celebrate civic festivals and folk festivals again this year,” he told the 

Münchner Merkur

at the time .

“We need social events again, especially in difficult times.”

Nuremberg’s Economics Minister Michael Fraas (middle) hits the barrel with four strokes at the Nuremberg Spring Festival, while Bavaria’s Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann (r) and Bavaria’s Economics Minister Hubert Aiwanger look on.

© Daniel Löb/dpa/dpa-Bildfunk

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Folk festival starts: Aiwanger and Herrmann at the Nuremberg Spring Festival

Now the folk festival season is slowly starting again.

Markus Söder, Bavaria’s Prime Minister, recently opened the folk festival in Würzburg.

Because of his corona infection, participation in his hometown of Nuremberg is currently not possible.

Nuremberg Spring Festival: Reopening after the Corona break

Nuremberg Spring Festival: Aiwanger and Herrmann celebrate at the Dutzenteich

Aiwanger did not miss the spring festival, as did Söder’s party colleague Joachim Herrmann.

The Minister of the Interior also celebrated at the Dutzenteich.


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