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Christmas traditions in Germany

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany – The holiday season is around the corner, and soon Christmas will follow. While there are many similarities between Christmas celebrations in the United States and Germany, there are some differences and special events that U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria community members should know while celebrating overseas.    …

December 6th, 2021 Holiday, News

How to ring in the new year German-style

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — In the United States, there are relatively few national New Year’s Eve traditions. Many watch the ball drop in Times Square from the warmth of their home, some kiss at midnight, and others sip champagne and party until daybreak. But in Germany, citizens enjoy an array of…

December 19th, 2019 Holiday, News, Things You Didn't Know