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Top 5 trade shows in March in Germany

Top 5 trade shows in March in Germany

Some of the most important trade shows of the year will take place in Germany throughout March. Numismata, an unmissable event for collectors and fans of ancient coins and medals, will take place in Munich, with more than 300 international exhibitors.
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February 18, 2014 in Trade Fairs & Business.

New Year’s Eve in Germany: in Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart or Frankfurt?

New Year’s Eve in Germany: in Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart or Frankfurt?

New Year’s in Germany will be a celebration in the spirit of tradition. German squares, roads, restaurants, clubs and theaters will be crowded with locals and tourists alike, all ready to celebrate the new year with a toast of Feuerzangenbowle, a traditional drink of some fraternities made with red wine, rum, orange peel, cinnamon and cloves. New Year’s Eve in Berlin will be as usual in the name of unbridled celebration in the streets with its clou moment at the Brandenburg Gate, while in Stuttgart the appointment will be at the Kunstmuseum Civic Art Museum, in Schlossplatz. In Munich, New Year’s is also classical music with Giuseppe Verdi’s Traviata at the Bayerische Staatsoper.

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December 17, 2013 in Events. 2 comments

Mini Guide to Oktoberfest 14 Festhalles

Mini Guide to Oktoberfest 14 Festhalles

The number of seats at Oktoberfest Festhalles exceeds 100,000 units between Saturday and Sunday evening, not even Berlin’s Tempelhof IKEA have so many tables and chairs all together. Nonetheless, in the busiest evenings it can still happen not to find a seat, and as you can drink only sitting at the table at Oktoberfest, this means no table no beer!

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September 2, 2013 in Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest: how to choose the beer

Oktoberfest: how to choose the beer

The brewers of Munich are already busy preparing the nectar which will be poured in millions of gallons into the mugs of the Oktoberfest (September 21th – October 6th ). Also this year the legendary festival in Munich – held, since 1810, at the Theresienwiese field – is expected to draw millions of visitors. But to know how to choose the right beer it is best to read the following information.

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July 18, 2013 in Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest: stops in Munich, Stuttgart and Bremen

Oktoberfest: stops in Munich, Stuttgart and Bremen

For beer lovers, this could be the trip of a lifetime. Destination: Bavaria – towards Munich, to be on the great lawn of Theresienwiese (‘Wiesn’ for Müncheners) on September 22nd at noon, waiting for the Mayor to tap the first keg to kick off the most famous Oktoberfest in Germany. On September 28th, then, a quick shift to Stuttgart to attend the Cannstatter Volksfest, which lasts until Oct. 14th. At this point, five days for an easy trip to Bremen (750 km to the north) to attend the inauguration of Bremen Beer Festival, from October 19th to November 4th.

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August 7, 2012 in Oktoberfest.

Festivals and summer events in Bavaria

Festivals and summer events in Bavaria

While awaiting the Bavarian appointment par excellence, Munich’s Oktoberfest (Sep. 22-Oct. 7), in the months of July and August, the whole Land is celebrating. Summer in Bavaria is packed with traditional events that make a holiday in southern Germany even more fun.
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July 16, 2012 in Festivals & Concerts.

Musical events: Die große Schlager-Starparade

Musical events: Die große Schlager-Starparade

This has long been one of the most awaited events for German music. From June to December, the major representatives of the national pop scene are engaged in a tour through the cities of Hanover, Bremen, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Erfurt, Magdeburg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and Oberhausen. This is Die große Schlager-Starparade.

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June 7, 2012 in Events, Festivals & Concerts.

F.re.e in Munich: the new fair for leisure and travel

F.re.e in Munich: the new fair for leisure and travel

F.re.e is the new C-B-R Fair for Leisure and Travel, which has changed its name. It was and remains the leading appointment for leisure and travel, and takes place in southern Germany. F.re.e offers a rich program of side events, appointments and shows on the world of adventure and travel, and will be held at the exhibition center of Munich, Munich Messe. The fair takes place from February 22nd to the 26th: in those days, Munich also offers many musical appointments to relax after the fair.

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February 17, 2012 in Trade Fairs & Business.

Munich: Winter Festival Tollwood. Celebrations, events and food until New Year’s.

Munich: Winter Festival Tollwood. Celebrations, events and food until New Year’s.

From November 23 until December 31, in the large Theresienwiese lawn of Munich, which already hosts the Oktoberfest, will be held a wonderful event that is very limiting to call a “Christmas Market.” Indeed, in addition to the classic wooden houses and stalls where all the objects of the Christmas tradition are sold, the Winter Festival Tollwood will also include numerous artistic performances, theater and circus, concerts and the chance to taste the wine & food products from all around Europe.

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November 16, 2011 in Events, Festivals & Concerts, Leisure.

Christmas markets in Germany: music and fun and celebration

Christmas markets in Germany: music and fun and celebration

The tradition of Christmas markets in Germany is very much alive. The ancient medieval cities, with their historic squares, the imposing gothic churches, the monuments that recall an significant and glorious past, are the perfect scenario for a period of celebration, lights and colors, which introduces to the upcoming Christmas. There are hundreds of Christmas markets in Germany; in all major and small towns, from north to south, the Weihnachtsmarkt are prepared according to different variations for each region, with craft and food specialties, different customs and specific traditions. We would like to give you some advice on some of those which take place in major German cities.

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November 3, 2011 in Events, Leisure.

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