The Lord Mayor of Worms, Michael Kissel (SPD), and the Rhine-Hessian wine queen Helgard Frey lead the Backfischfest parade in an open top horse-drawn carriage. The cathedral of Worms can be seen in the background.
The Bojemääschter vun de Fischerwääd (mayor of the fishermen's lea), Markus Trapp, and his bride, Vivien Beth, wave to the crowd from an open horse-drawn carriage. The cathedral of Worms can be seen in the background.
The first highlight of this year's Backfischfest was the big parade through the city of Worms with over 80 groups and floats. Community groups, music groups and business from Worms and further afield took part under the motto 'City of Religions'.