Cottbus (AP) - The CDU chairman and Minister of Defense Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is the first special ambassador of the Federal German Carnival. The avowed devotee of the foolish drama was awarded the honor in the evening in Cottbus at the jubilee gala on the occasion of its founding 66 years ago. "The award is a passion I've had from my childhood," said Kramp-Karrenbauer. BDK President Klaus-Ludwig Fess hopes for her to stand up for the cultural heritage of Carnival Carnival Mardi Gras.