- 05.01.2019 / 18:00 - 20:00
- Open air
They are dressed in white, have a belt with a loud sounding bell and carry ornate headresses (called Caps) lit with candles .
The caps are intricately designed .The first cap always depicts the comet, then follow caps with ornaments, buildings and references to customs and events. The Glöcker form a line and move in the figure of 8 and a circle, symbolising infinite repetition and the eternal cycle of nature. The candles and bells are to drive away evil spirits and bring blessings on humans and animals.
In Bad Ischl there are normally around 20 Glöcker groups and around 10 groups come into the town centre.
Auböckplatz4820 Bad Ischl
- Free entry
05.01.2019, 18:00 - 20:00
Event location: Auböckplatz
Each year on 5th January, at around 6pm , Bad Ischl has “Glöcklerlauf”. It marks the night into Epiphany, or Twelfth...