Carnival Revelers Celebrate Rose Monday

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Clowns stand in front of a float featuring a Greek man painting a... News PhotoAdult,Angela Merkel,Clown,Cultures,Düsseldorf,Germany,Greek Culture,Horizontal,Human Interest,Men,Mustache,Parade,Parade Float,StandingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesDUSSELDORF, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 11: Clowns stand in front of a float featuring a Greek man painting a moustache under German Chancellor Angela Merkel's during the carnival parade on February 11, 2013 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Rose Monday is the highpoint of the annual carnival season in the region between Mainz, Cologne and Dusseldorf, where carnival has been an annual tradition since 1823 and celebrates free-spirited merrymaking before the beginning of Lent. (Photo by Juergen Schwarz/Getty Images)