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What is Sylvester? Why is New Year’s Eve called Silvester in Germany?

Growing up, I always wondered why New Year’s Eve was called Silvester, what is Sylvester?  My parents always celebrated New Year’s Eve with a party… but a Sylvester Party? The whole thing is a little bit confusing…. Fortunately, there is an easy explanation! What is Sylvester? Pope Silvester and Emperor Constantine- Public Domaine Ok, first […]

German New Year’s Eve Traditions