Fasching in Germany

Did you know Fasching, Carneval or Fasnacht is already celebrated in German speaking countries? Read ‘Fasching in Germany in 2024’ here or ‘Fasching and Karneval’ which goes a little deeper into the history and traditions from The German Ways and More here.

Art & Culture Events in the Salzkammergut

In the Salzkammergut you can experience a lot of art and culture. The spectrum ranges from classical music, poetry, jazz, Austropop, theatre and customs to cabaret and operetta. Check out the 2024 events in English here. Or watch the news clip from the Heute Journal in German here.

German New Year’s Tradition

Bleigießen – Lead Pouring, a German New Year’s Tradition. Read the article from The German Way & More here.

Saskatoon Morning with Candis Lipski

The winter months are also a time of celebration and light for people all over the world. Over the next few weeks we’re going to be bringing you stories from some of those traditions. Our own Theresa Kliem is of course from Germany, where they celebrate St. Nicholas Day, or…

Halloween in German speaking countries

Halloween and Pumpkin Festivals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It is not a traditional celebration there, but things are changing. Read the article here.

German Mini Lesson Teachers needed

German language speakers needed! The Mini Language Lesson Program matches language instructors with schools for  8 hours of language & cultural instruction. Language instructors are paid an honorarium of $300.00 plus expenses (travel, meals, etc). You don’t have to be a licensed teacher to participate, just have fun! Poster

Travel Season is here

Are you planing to go to Germany, Austria, Switzerland or Liechtenstein? How do you pay the bill in a German restaurant? Will your debit or credit card work in Austria? Does a North American cell phone work in Europe? These are just a few of the kinds of questions you…

Top Ten Wines of the DACH regions

Did you know that some of the best wines come from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the DACH regions? Read the article from Discover Germany here.

Austrian Souvenirs

Read the article from an Austrian about 17 authentic Austrian Souvenirs.