A float featuring Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lighting a stick of dynamite reading "Atomic program" makes its way through the streets of Duesseldorf during the traditional Rose Monday parade on February 20, 2012. Carnival goers mainly in the Rhine region traditionally celebrate the highlight procession on Rosenmontag (Rose Monday). The season ends with Ash Wednesday on February 22, 2012.
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