This holiday is the best time for cooking something special, something delicious and absolutely festive. So let's get started... Christmas recipes.
Anthem of Christmas Time
The German song born in 1818 has been translated into a number of languages and has been spread all over the world.
Visit this site to see the variety of Christmas-related handmade wood
craft products typical for that area. The Erzgebirge woodworking tradition
started about 300 years ago.
German Xmas markets encourage people to do great shopping and cheer
them up a lot!
Here is a pageant with German Christmas songs recounting the Night of
Christ's Birth put together for schools and clubs by Eberhard Reichmann.
December in Germany is full of holiday celebrations - here
are the stories of German saints celebrated around Christmas. Find out
some traditional recipes for Three Kings and Epiphany, St. Lucia's Day,
and some more.
Hand-sculpted Kris Kringles, Belznickles, and traditional Santa Clauses.
Holidays in Germany
Related articles, recipes and music!
Xaver Gruber Museum Arnsdorf
The museum dedicated to the schoolteacher, composer, organist, choir
director, artist - the author of "Stille Nacht" - and
his undying tune.
Plenty of Christmas celebration traditions from Germany - Christkindlesmarkt
(Christmas markets), Christmas tree, Advent - Christmas calendar, and
some tasty recipes!
Frohe Weihnachten! Part
German Christmas recipes.
There is nothing like a glass of hot spiced wine when you come in from
the cold. It's time to stock up on the needed ingredients!
Anniversary, Silent Night!!!
Beautifully backgrounded pages feature Christmas, powerful
of the song, variations,
gallery with wonderful pictures.
How to Cook Gingerbread
Gingerbread cookies are traditionally made in Germany for
Christmas. Cook them anytime, and let some Christmas into your house
Lied Geht um die Welt
Brief history and three versions of Silent Night - to listen
to while viewing the page.
Celebration and Christmas Rituals
Search this immense document library. No pictures, but TONS of Xmas-related
NIGHT: The Song Heard 'Round The World
Read great history of the song in German,
The Three Kings (Epiphany) holiday ends 12 days of Christmas.
Waiting for Christmas? Come here to have fun. But DON'T open
the other day's door! In German.