Schützenfest Schüt•zen•fest nt fair featuring shooting matches fair featuring shooting matches
The [[Schützenfest]] is celebrated in rural areas, particularly in Austria and Southern Germany. Archery competitions are held and the winners become the Schützenkönig and Schützenkönigin. Their prize is usually a chain which is placed around their neck and which they keep until the following year. Usually there is also a parade and a small fair.
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