On 30.04.2010, the international student office at our university organized a trip to Bad Grund, on the Harz mountains, in order to catch a glimpse at the celebration of the Walpurgisnacht. This was traditionally the night when witches gathered together and await the arrival of spring.
Along the way, we could find the witch puppet in front of the house
Another witch puppet on the lamp post
Even little kids were dressed up as little witches
Here came the witches
A kind of devil?
We followed the crowd into the shadowy forest, and were supposed to arrive at a place where a play about the witches was taking place.
The open-air theatre was just underneath this huge rock