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April - Walpurgisnacht (Witches' Night), Germany

Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | Views [5608] | Video

Location: Brocken, Harz Mountains, Germany Dates: 30 April Level of Participation: 4 – climb a mountain to enjoy the witching hour Description: What better way to see out April than on a mountain top in the company of witches and warlocks. ... Read more >

Tags: brocken, germany, harz mountains. world festivals, walpurgisnacht


Inside World Festivals: Oktoberfest

Tuesday, 4 May 2010 | Views [4063]

Oktoberfest: The World's Largest Fair There is perhaps nothing that epitomizes the perception of German and Bavarian cultures as that of Oktoberfest.   Officially the world’s largest fair, Oktoberfest is held annually in Munich, Bavaria, ... Read more >

Tags: bavarian culture, beer, europe, germany, munich, octoberfest, oktoberfest, party, safety, world festivals


December - Chriskindlesmarkt (Christmas Market), Germany

Sunday, 15 Nov 2009 | Views [2131] | Video

Location: Hauptmarkt, Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany Dates: Friday before Advent Sunday to 24 December Level of Participation: 5 – did somebody say shopping? Description: In Germany ’tis the season ... Read more >

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October - Entenrennen (Duck Race), Germany

Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [2379] | Video

Location: Alleenbrücke , Tübingen, Germany Dates: Early October Level of Participation: 4 – try your luck in the bobbing derby Description: It’s not exactly Running of the Bulls. Indeed, the ... Read more >

Tags: duck race, germany, world festivals


October - Oktoberfest, Germany

Friday, 11 Sep 2009 | Views [13693]

Oktoberfest. Photo by [46137], Flickr.com Location: Theresienwiese, Munich, Germany Dates: 16 days from late September to early October Level of Participation: 5 - messier than a stag night Description: In 1810, a horse race was held ... Read more >

Tags: germany, oktoberfest, world festivals


August - Love Parade, Germany

Sunday, 12 Jul 2009 | Views [1912] | Video

Location: Ruhr area, Germany Dates: Changing summer dates Level of Participation: 4 – not exactly family entertainment Description: Europe’s biggest techno party is an orgy of topless girls in pink wigs shaking their stuff on floats, hordes ... Read more >

Tags: germany, love parade, world festivals

 

 

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