Get your costumes sorted, grab your friends & experience the best of Germany’s ‘fifth season’, Karneval! Brisbane’s German Club turns into Australia’s Karneval stronghold on Sat. Feb 25 for this iconic celebration of fun, fancy dress, frivolity & fantastic dancers. ALAAF, ihr Jecken!
Tenterfield pulls out all stops celebrating Germany throughout the town, welcoming a 25-man brass band from Ottobeuren, Bavaria, for their 9th Bavarian Music & BeerFest on March 1-5. Enjoy Bratwurst to Bier, wine tasting to Schubert mass, dancing to Dirndls, plus wonderful country hospitality and friendliness. Book soon – tickets sell out fast.
Ein guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr and all the best for 2017!! What German traditions do you celebrate on New Year? ‘Dinner for one’? Fireworks? Four-leaf clovers? Pigs & chimney-sweeps? Bleigieβen? Raclette/Fondue with friends? Tip: ‘Dinner for One’ is on SBS at 6.10pm on New Year’s Eve.
Wishing all our readers and supporters a wunderbare Weihnachten, filled with the Christmas message of hope, love and peace. May the New Year bring you health, happiness and success! Frohe Weihnachten und ein gutes Neues Jahr from the German in Brisbane team!!