Germans observe Three Kings Day, or Epiphany, Jan. 6. The day marks the end of the Christmas season. The Christmas tree is lit for the last time, discarded, and the ornaments are packed away until next Christmas.
Archive for December, 2013
The waste management office of the Kaiserslautern County Administration asks KMC residents to properly recycle their Christmas trees after the holidays.
For planning purposes, following is a list of German holidays in 2013: Jan. 1 — New Year’s Jan. 6 — Three Kings’ Day (official holiday in Bavaria, Sachsen and Baden-Württemberg only) March 3 — Rose Monday (no legal holiday) March 4 — Shrove Tuesday (Fasching – not a legal holiday) […]
People throughout the world celebrate New Year’s Eve with a variety of traditions to welcome the arrival of the new year.
Not many students know what career path they wish to follow. Last month in Oberwesel, Germany, nine students from Kaiserslautern High School joined nearly 100 students from across the Department of Defense Education Activity at an event called STEMposium.
Imagine being a single Airman, living in the dorms in Europe, possibly being away from family for the first time. Where do you go to make friends and get established in the area?
The Defense Department has expanded its zero tolerance for the use of illicit drugs to include synthetic marijuana, also known as “spice,” the director of the DOD’s drug testing and program policy said here Dec. 15.