RECIPES

Faschingskrapfen with Orange Jam

February 1, 2017 GW Administrator 2

Fasching  (Karneval) always ends on Ash Wednesday. The climax of carnival is the day before, Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday. Festive costume parades on Faschingsdienstag mark the end of the winter throughout Germany, Switzerland and […]

TRADITIONS

GAMGA Helau!

January 15, 2017 GW Administrator 0

For more than 30 years, the annual gala of the German-American Mardi Gras Association (GAMGA) has attracted German Karneval fans from all parts of the U.S. and Canada, all determined to keep the fun and […]

TRADITIONS

Reflections on the First Advent

November 24, 2016 GW Administrator 4

Der Adventkranz – The Advent Wreath The Advent wreath, is a Christian tradition that symbolizes the passage of the four weeks of Advent in the liturgical calendar of the Western church. The ring or wheel […]