Germany Celebrates Rose Monday


A float under the motto 'The Spy Who Came in from the phone'... News PhotoAngela Merkel,Appearance,Chancellor of Germany,Cultures,Direction,Germany,Horizontal,Human Interest,Mainz,Making,Mobile Phone,Motto,Parade,Parade Float,Representing,USA,Uncle Sam,Wireless TechnologyPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2014 Getty ImagesMAINZ, GERMANY - MARCH 03: A float under the motto 'The Spy Who Came in from the phone' depicting German Chancellor Angela Merkel holding a mobile phone from which USA's 'Uncle Sam' appears, making its way along the route during the Monday carnival parade on March 3, 2014 in Mainz, Germany. Rose Monday is the highpoint of the annual carnival season in the region between Mainz, Cologne and Dusseldorf, where the carnival has been an annual tradition since 1823 and celebrates free-spirited merrymaking before the beginning of Lent. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)