It’s carnival time!

After a break of two years the carnival season has returned to many parts of Germany.

Last Saturday Oberursel’s carnival Princess Fiona I. joined forces with the Kinderprinzenpaar (Julius I. & Annabel I.) to take over control of the town hall until Ash Wednesday.

The highlight of their time in office will be the procession on Sunday (19th February at 2.11pm) in which a record number of 195 floats, bands and other groups on foot will be taking part.

Rathaussturm in Oberursel - Saturday, 11th February, 2023 - with Fiona I., Justus I. & Annabel I.

Click here to see more photos of the Rathaussturm in Oberursel

Beware of solar energy phone calls

Oberursel’s administration has warned of phone calls offering solar energy consultations for private home owners, that suggest an official connection to the town although none actually exists:

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Demonstrating in Königstein

10 years ago – on 6th February, 2013 – the AfD political party was founded in Oberursel, not something the town is particularly proud of. For their 10th anniversary celebrations, the party were forced to move down the road to Königstein, where 700 demonstrators awaited them:

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