Karl May Festival

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Karl May Festival or Karl May Games are performances of dramatizations of the works of the German writer Karl May , which mostly take place in the open air.

The Karl May Festival took place before and during the Second World War , especially in Rathen in Saxony or in Werder (Havel) .

Pierre Brice as Winnetou in Elspe, around 1978

The most famous Karl May festivals include

There have been or are further Karl May performances (currently more than ten stages in the entire German-speaking area), some based on Elsper or Bad Segeberger models

The quality and range of the productions is very different. It ranges from the action spectacle to the chamber play .

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