The new Schäffler?

There is an origin legend according to which the Schäfflertanz was first performed in Munich in 1517 during a plague epidemic, in order to calm the population, which hardly dared to go out into the streets because of the plague, and to get public life going again.

If Robin should survive the coronavirus pandemic, he is already practicing the “bizarre dance” – for the same reason. “Maybe I’m going to be immortalised in a Glockenspiel, too!”, he lets us know.

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