“Kivelingsfest”Lingen into medieval market town of Civis, this greeting is sound 2011 again civis, civibus, citizens of the worldmusic up to Monday in the emsland, through the Centre of Lingen, if the Kivelinge with all citizens and citizens, as well as thousands of visitors their traditional Kivelingsfest” celebrate: on June 11th and 12th, the Lingener city transforms into a medieval market town. Actors, entertainers, artisans abound on the medieval market, which also offers contemporary meals, Minnesang and bawdy jokes. On Whit Monday, June 13, finds the great historical pageant instead of a colourful spectacle, in which in addition to the eleven sections of the Kivelinge many more fanfares and Spielmann trains March at 14:30. The Kivelingsfest is organized by the lift of sons of citizens of Lingen every three years. The legal right, to celebrate the great festival in downtown Lingen, was the little fighters”once granted by the municipal authorities of the city: Finally the unmarried sons of citizens had defended three days the fortress of Lingen in 1372 against enemy besiegers, while the local army was otherwise involved in fights. Today Lingen EMS metropolis presents itself, nestled in the beautiful river landscape of the EMS with extensive Moor and heathland, Woods and meadows. This landscape can be actively experienced by bicycle, foot and river walk.
Who breathed enough nature, enjoying the contrast program in the city of Lingen: walk, look, shop and enjoy in stylish surroundings the coffee in the meantime. In downtown pulsates”life in the pedestrian zone, and of course also in the party, the modern shopping arcade with an urban flair.