Christmas in Germany
Learn how Christmas is celebrated in Germany. Here are typical Christmas
activities, traditions and recipes.
Erntedankfest - Thanksgiving
Germans also have a Thanksgiving Day - they call it Erntedankfest. Here
are the traditions of this holiday.
Find out what Fasching, or Carnival, is, how it gets started and what's
going on during the celebration.
Always the sun! Get news on the nearest Future Parade, have a look at
the party timetable, have a look at the pictures, read some history.
German Easter Traditions
Find out the Easter traditions from Germany. Here are Easter recipes,
activities, games, and egg decoration customs.
German-American Day: Tercentenary
History of Friendship
History and celebration of German-American Day in the United States.
Halloween in Germany
Halloween - All Saints' Day - is the public holiday in Germany. Learn
about the Halloween traditions.
Berlin hosts the Loveparade every summer starting from 1989. Here are
the facts from the previous years, history of the Parade.
May Day, May Wine, Maypole
May 1st is an official holiday in German-speaking countries. This is
the International Workers' Day. However there are many more interesting
traditions connected with this day that were observed in ancient times.
Oktoberfest - German Beer
Oktoberfest is the beer drinking festival held in Munich, Germany. Celebrated
in October, after the harvest is already gathered, it gives people a
lot of fun and ... beer!
The key figure of St. Martin's Day is 11. Find out the history of this
German holiday and the typical traditions of celebration.
St. Nikolaus Day is the kids' most favorite holiday when they find treats
and gifts in their socks in the morning. Here is the history and the
traditions of celebration in Germany.
St. Valentine's Day is an international holiday, and it is widely celebrated
in Germany. Learn about the historical background of the holiday, and
the traditions of celebration.
Tradition of Sylvester,
or New Year's Eve
December 31st - St. Sylvester Day celebration customs.