Carnival in GermanyCarnival is called the 5th season in Germany.It is the period before Ash Wednesday – the beginningof the Lent.People disguise themselves. They take part inparades. The most famous ones are in Mainz, Cologneand Düsseldorf.
Thanksgivingat Carl-Orff-Schule Pupils of Carl- Orff-Schule celebrate Thanksgiving with a service at a church nearby.
Germany`s National Holiday October, 3rd German people celebrate the reunification between the eastern and western part of Germany.
Saint Martin Children celebrate this festival in November in honour of bishop Martin, who helped the poor. They make a parade with lanterns while singing songs to praise Saint Martin. They get sweets for their singing.
NikolausDecember, 6th In memory of bishop Saint Nikolaus german children get sweets. In the evening of December, 5th they put a boot in front of the door hoping Nikolaus will fill it. Sometimes children are visited by a person dressed like Nikolaus.
Christmas In Germany there are two public holidays at christmas.
The cribOn Christmas evepeople go to churchto celebrate thebirth of Jesus.There is a crib inevery church.