Here are some photos of customs, which are in Prägraten even today still very well maintained.


The hard work of miners formed Land and People. The hay, which is partly on the pastures mowed yet, is put in adventurous way to the valley for cattle.

Klaubauf (Krampus) and Nicholas

Originally, the bearded and hooded companion of Saint Nicholas, whose feast day, the 6.12. was committed in many places in the Middle Ages as Beschertag for children. For more information


Customs, rural culture, old techniques and practices, and an attractive appearance of our home church. Heupuppen the calendar you can buy at the information office Prägraten Großvenediger. For more information, please see here.

The photos were of Heupuppen abfototgrafiert from calendar.

Procession to Protect

Has a long tradition 1908 Founded Prägratener Schützenkompanie refer. She takes part in five processions every year and consists of approximately 45 People.

Band Prägraten

The oldest cultural society of the village is 1849 Founded music band. It consists of approximately 60 Musicians and has been 2002 their own youth brass band. Traditionally held the annual marching band on Easter Sunday, a spring concert and a gala concert at the Women's High (15. August) as well as numerous smaller concerts in the summer.  Nähere Informationen unter Nbsp;

Mountain Fire and Scheibenschlagen

The disc starts beating at dusk. Each disc is thrown into darkness. For more information on Scheibenschlagen on Wikipedia.

Folk dance- and Schuhplattler group Prägraten

Since 2005 The group operates in Prägraten active again and has taken on the task, diesen wertvollen und schönen Brauch mit Erfolg wieder aufleben zu lassen.

Carolers, Victim-rams

At 1620 the Black Death raged in Tyrol. Every third person was snatched away from him. Also in Virgin were enormous distress and anxiety. With prayers and vows the people would be the plague lord, because it was not human help. For more information, visit