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10 German Holiday Traditions and Their Origins

December 15, 2017 Alexa 0

By Felix Schlagwein from Deutsche Welle Who invented the Advent wreath? How did Christmas markets start? Why do some German children believe the “Christ Child” is the one who brings presents? Find out here. 1. […]

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St. Martin’s Day in the U.S. 2017

November 9, 2017 Alexa 0

St. Martin’s Day (Martinstag) on November 11 is a religious observance in Germany that is particularly popular with children. It is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours and celebrates modesty and altruism – both values […]