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Ash Wednesday observed March 1

The day after Fat Tuesday in the United States, Carnevale in Italy and Fasching in Germany — celebrations known for extravagant masks, lively...

Fasching and Mardi Gras madness

Colorful costumes, masked balls and elaborate parades are all part of Fasching festivities.

What's Up: Weekend events Feb. 24-26

Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got your weekend and Carnival events throughout Europe lined up for you! Here's what's up:

What's Up: Weekend events Feb. 10-12

Wondering what to do this weekend? We've got your weekend events throughout Europe lined up for you! Here's what's up:

Top 5 German cities to visit in winter

Germany is known for cold, dreary winters, which are brightened considerably by the warmth and cheer of traditional village Weihnachtsmärkte and...

Nov. 11 marks the start of carnival season in Germany

Not only is Nov. 11 Veterans Day (U.S.) and St. Martin's Day (Germany), it also marks the beginning of the "fifth season" in Germany.

Haunting Halloween

While the modern Halloween holiday dates to the 19th century in the United States, Halloween is still relatively young in Germany.
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