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History and Tradition of Karneval Orden

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  At Karneval time, you will see a lot of people wearing military-like medals around their neck called Orden. These colorful medals have a story that date back to the 1800s, and are LOADED with symbolism. These special awards were originally designed to mock the establishment. Today, they are considered a prestigious honor, which reflects […]

Make this Fairly Easy Berliner Recipe for Karneval!

What is a Lumpenball? The End of the Karneval Party!

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  While adding events to the Fasching Celebration pages and the German Girl in America Events Pages, I keep coming across something called a Lumpenball… but, What IS a Lumpenball?? A ball of lumps? (that can’t be right!… although one website had an article about painting a ball of rags…) So, I did a little […]

St Paulus Dom in Münster- A Small Cathedral with an AMAZING Clock

German Karneval Fasching Celebrations in the United States 2018-2019

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Do you want to celebrate Karneval Fasching like a German? Fasching (in the South) and Karneval (in the North) are a time of celebration of food and fun in the time before the austerity of Lent. Costumes and Masks are meant to scare away evil spirits. Parades and dancing add to the fun. The celebration […]

St Paulus Dom in Münster- A Small Cathedral with an AMAZING Clock