Thursday, April 27, 2017

VA: Annual Fasching Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball

February 10, 2017 by  

Join the Washington Sängerbund for their fun filled Costume Prize Masquerade Party. Enjoy great dance music with ‘Mike Surratt and the Continentals’. There will be prizes for best costumes (singles, couples and groups), and door prizes. Dinner, deli and desserts will be available. Cash bar with German beer, wine, and sodas. (NO outside food or […]

Mutzen – German Karneval Pastry

March 1, 2011 by  
Filed under CULINARY

It was 1314 in Cologne. The first fools or “jecken” in German celebrated a parade through the city. How? We don’t know exactly the details, just the date. 200 years later a noble man named Weinsberg wrote about carnival. He describes that there were no differences between the people, everyone was equal. And this is until […]

Berliner for Karneval

January 22, 2011 by  
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As you probably know, Germany is the European center for carnival. Before spring “Karneval”,  “Fasching” or “Fasnacht” will be celebrated in many regions of Germany. In Cologne, Bonn, Koblenz or Mainz  you can watch the biggest and most colorful parades, visit the most fun parties with singing and drinking from Thursday (“Schmutziger Donnerstag” in Swabia or “Weiberdonnerstag” in the Rhineland) to Wednesday,  […]

KIGALA Kids’ Karneval

January 19, 2010 by  

Discover the exciting program of the KIGALA International Preschool in Los Angeles (Mar Vista) offering classes in German, Spanish, and English. Call Elke Miller at 310-581-5264 or visit