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Duo Gugge 3000 poses on the steps of the town hall in Untere Egg in Lucerne, where they play Guggenmusiken during the carnival.

They look like splashes of color in a black-and-white photo on this rainy autumn day in Lucerne, the unofficial Guggenmusik capital of Switzerland. Marc Reichen, stage name Mäge, and Rafael Graf, stage name EffE, both 33, pose on the steps of the town hall in Untere Egg in purple and turquoise fantasy uniforms.

It’s the staircase that every Gugge stops at least once to play during the February Carnival. The few passers-by who run by with umbrellas today look interested. He feels that a few have already winked at him, says Mäge. “You can obviously feel the anticipation.

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