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All About The Lederhosen and Dirndl Posted by on Sep 25, 2015

As Oktoberfest is in full swing in München, many of you will be seeing (or wearing!) the traditional garments known as Lederhosen or Dirndl. In this post, I’m going to tell you a little about where they originate, why they were worn (and how they are worn today), and give you a few other facts…

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Rock am Ring Posted by on Jun 12, 2013

Today I´m going to tell you something about Germany´s biggest music festival called Rock am Ring that took place last weekend at the Nürburgring. Due to its size it already might be familiar to some of you, but trotzdem (nevertheless) in my opinion it´s worth an article about German culture. As every year the line…

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Kieler Woche – the World´s biggest sailing event Posted by on Jun 22, 2010

The Kieler Woche is a jährliche (annual) sailing regatta, which takes place in Kiel seit (since) 1882. Today it is the biggest sailing event in the world. And at the same time it is the biggest summer festival in northern Europe.