Happy Easter – enjoy the traditions!

There are lots of traditions in Germany for each festivity and especially for Easter. That makes it quite difficult to decide which traditions to present to you. We decided on these ones: Easter Fire Easter is a Christian tradition – celebrating the sacrifice and resurrection of Jesus – but the Easter Fire is a pre-Christian, a Saxon tradition for which there are several explanations: It might be that the Saxons believed the seasons were like God-like creatures and that, around the time of Easter, Spring was battling with Winter. So the Saxons lit the fires to help Spring chase away […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(03 – 09 April 2015)

  Friday, 03 April 2015: Líadan in Concert From counties Galway and Limerick this inspiring all-female band comprises of six members that are passionate about music. The uniqueness of Líadan lies in the deeply traditional essence of their music and in each band member’s ability to shine both instrumentally and vocally. Líadan’s stage presence exudes a group personality that is both vibrant and engaging. Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €20/ €16 (reduced); How to get there: Kleines Haus, Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Glacisstr. 28, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop. http://www.mzdw.de/konzert%C3%BCbersicht/03-04-2015-liadan/ http://www.staatsschauspiel-dresden.de/spielplan/zu_gast/liadan_casadh_na_taoide/ Saturday, 04 April 2015: Easter market in Dresden Loschwitz If you […]