Samson Parade in Murtal
The custom of carrying Samson, which is also regarded as a UNESCO intangible cultural heritage. On August 15, Samson, a gigantic figure is carried through the city supported by the citizens' guard .
Samson is an integral feature of the customs calendar in the holiday region of Murtal.
The city of Murau, citizens' guard and Samson have been inseparable since 1748 and today are unique proof of a living tradition in the region. Every year on August 15, Samson, a gigantic figure, is carried through the city supported by the citizens' guard with loud gun salutes and is thus an impressive event for every visitor. A customs-oriented special feature that you have to see.
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