Mitteleuropa, Bayern - Aufstellen des Maibaums in Oderding bei Weilheim

Central Europe, Bavaria - Setting up a Maypole at Oderding near Weilheim

It is mainly in Upper-Bavaria that maypoles are erected. They are mostly painted in white and blue (the regional colours of Bavaria) and decorated with figures and the signs of the various guilds etc. The film shows how the maypole is transported by a horse-pulled trailer to the local inn of Oderding near Weilheim and there erected by a group of young men. Particularly included are the accompanyin…

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