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They adapted the groundhog as replacement meteorologist since there were no hedgehogs in the part of Pennsylvania where they settled.
The Rosenmontag is the main celebration day of Karneval, which features parades, and ceremonies to drive out any evil spirits. The Germanic celebration of Ostern features the same fertility and spring-related icons—eggs, rabbits, flowers—and many of the same Easter customs as other Western versions.
The three major German-speaking countries Austria, Germany, and Switzerland are predominantly Christian.
The art of decorating hollowed-out eggs is an Austrian and German tradition. A little bit to the east, in Poland, Easter is a way more relevant holiday than in Germany.
The first day in May is a national holiday in Germany, Austria, and most of Europe. International Workers' Day is observed in many countries on May 1.
Other German customs in May celebrate the arrival of spring. Walpurgis Night Walpurgisnacht , the night before May Day, is similar to Halloween in that it has to do with supernatural spirits, and has pagan roots.
It's marked with bonfires to drive away the last of winter and welcome the planting season. Even though it starts in September, the most German of holidays is called Oktoberfest.
They held a big party near Munich, and it was so popular that it became an annual event, with beer, food, and entertainment.
In German-speaking countries, Erntedankfest , or Thanksgiving, is celebrated on the first Sunday in October, which is usually also the first Sunday following Michaelistag or Michaelmas.
It's primarily a religious holiday, but with dancing, food, music, and parades. Parties, celebrations, parades and dressed up people are the main characteristics of this event.
Though celebrated by many it is not a Public Holiday. Good Friday is a public holiday in every German state, which marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
It is celebrated just two days before Easter Sunday. Aside of special religious traditions of this day, people also engage in non-religious traditions.
Easter Monday is an annual public holiday. It falls on different dates every year and many businesses and services are closed on this day.
In Germany, it is celebrated with various local customs as the candle-lit parade and egg races. However, the holiday has been celebrated by German workers for many decades before that.
This is a day which celebrates workers and their contribution to society. It was also declared an official German holiday in Flowers, gifts, and chocolates are among the most common gifts of this day.
It was a tradition to honor mothers with a medal until WW II, for bringing forth children. Ascension Day is a religious holiday celebrated 40 days after Easter.
Whit Monday, also known as Pentecost Monday is celebrated fifty days after Easter, and it is the final holiday of this season. The day is celebrated through special spring festivals and church service.
The Feast of Corpus Christi takes place 60 days after Easter Sunday, and dates back to the second half of the thirteenth-century.
Peace Festival in Germany is celebrated on August 8 every year. Therefore, it is a public holiday only in Bavaria and not the rest of Germany.
Assumption Day is an important day of Christian religion. It is a feast that commemorates the departure of Mary from this life and also the assumption of her body into heaven.
The Day of German Unity is a national holiday which commemorates the German reunification in after the fall of the Berlin Wall in This day is celebrated with a festival around the Brandenburg Gate.
The national celebrations are hosted by a different German city each year. According to history on this day , Luther nailed his famous 95 Theses at a church door, in which he expressed his concerns over corruption in the Catholic church.
All Saints Day is a Christian holiday in Germany devoted to remembering and praying for the departed believers. Aside of church services people also lit candles and decorate the graves of their beloved ones with flowers and wreaths.
Families also gather together for meals. Day of Prayer and Repentance is celebrated on the last Wednesday before November.