What’s a “Herrnhuter Stern”?

If you already had the chance to stroll through Dresden’s well known „Striezelmarkt“, you might have noticed the beautiful stars hanging from Christmas trees or sales stands. With their many points enlightened in the dark, they literally look like a sparkling star in the sky. You may have also noticed – if you visited the Welcome Center recently – that there’s such a star above our entrance now. Those specifically formed artworks have a long tradition in Germany and especially in Saxony, as they have their origin in the Saxon city of Nisky. They were first made in a boy’s […]

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