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Type:

Bach Caricature

Title:

Bach float - Bloemencorso 2000 (Bach Head)

Description:

As you might imagine, there’s no shortage of flower parades in Holland. This site mentions twenty-eight major bloemencorsos all across the country. Most of them take place in August and September. (Holland-bound travelers, take note.)
We can’t resist passing along this photo from Valkenswaard’s 2000 Bloemencorso, dedicated to “Bach Burgers & Buitenlui.” Not only were parade riders tucked in cubbyholes of the composer’s curly wig, his jaw dropped and more float riders, dressed in white, of course, stood in as his teeth and sang the length of the parade route.

Creator:

Photo: Rob Oostveen

Source: Human Flower Project
Contributor: Teddy Kaufman (December 2007)

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