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What is Shrove Tuesday?

Carnival is nearing its end for this season. Do you know, what the Shrove Tuesday is about. Read the article from Timeanddate here.

200 years of Beueler Weiberfastnacht

“Weiberfastnacht,” also known as Women’s Carnival Day, is celebrated as an unofficial holiday in cities along the Rhine such as Mainz, Cologne, and Dusseldorf. On this day, women are ceremonially presented with the key to the city by the Lord Mayor, granting them free reign to revel and celebrate throughout…

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.

Snow Polo World Cup in St. Moritz

Snow polo is a somewhat different and rare winter sport. Read the article about the snow polo world cup in St. Moritz 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…

Online Advent Calendar

Our Advent Calendar, featuring 24 Christmas markets in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Canada (including Saskatchewan), is now available online. Each day, a new market will be revealed, accompanied by its history, German traditions, Christmas recipes, and crafts. Additionally, interactive games and quizzes for both kids and adults will be…