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Ischa Freimaak!

This is Bremen dialect for the standard German “Jetzt ist Freimarkt” or, in English, “It’s time for the fair”. The phrase expresses local people’s pleasure when the traditional fair, this year taking place for the 982nd time from October 13 through 29, begins. The event around the Bürgerweide park was first held in 1035. Originally a produce exchange, it gradually started to change in the early 19th century and is today entirely devoted to fun. Some customs have, however, endured until today, such as the official opening on the Marktplatz square, when chimney sweeps hang a huge candy heart around the neck of the statue of Roland; the traditional ceremony when the Senator of the Interior taps the first keg of beer in the Bavaria tent; or the parade to mark the fair’s half-way point. This year the parade itself will be celebrating its 50th anniversary, transforming down-town into a bright sea of harvest-themed trucks, acrobats, marching bands, and spectators on the event’s second Saturday. In common with the majority of Bremen-based companies, clubs, families, and groups of friends, it is a point of honor that the raumplus team meets up to visit the Freimarkt fair. We will be enjoying liquid and solid delicacies together and taking a turn on the rides before the fair closes on October 29, officially carried “to the grave” with roses and the lights going off one by one. But until then, for just over two weeks Bremen locals and their guests will have the opportunity every day from 1.00 p.m. through 11.00 p.m. or midnight on the weekends to shout out “Ischa Freimaak!”

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