May 1 is a special day in Germany and some neighboring countries. Germans observe Labor Day, commemorating May 1, 1890, when it was proclaimed by the first international worker’s congress in Paris as the day of the working class.
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Freinsheim will celebrate its annual blossom fest under the motto, “Cooking, Arts, Wine,” Saturday and Sunday. The wine growing community will present the new season’s wines, and visitors have the opportunity to talk to vintners. The I-Punkt Freinsheim (Tourist Information office) and participating wineries will sell wine passes for €12. This pass will authorize visitors to taste 20 wines in small tasting glasses on both days.
Some things get put into a category and never break free. Think of a TV actor who can’t make the shift into film once his series ends, a romance potential kept in the friend zone, a wardrobe item you only wear after the guests leave and you’re going to spend eight hours on the couch with your Apple TV. Yes, it’s easy to keep things in their usual status quo. The Crock-Pot is easily typecast as a winter kitchen appliance, mainly unearthed from storage to slowly marinate stews, chili and heavy meats.
Festival lovers don’t have to wait until fall for Oktoberfest, the Bad Dürkheim Wurstmarkt and for other festivals to come around — the 77th Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest, or Stuttgart Spring Festival, takes place April 18 to May 10 at the Cannstatter Wasen.
At Europe’s largest spring festival, there will be 3.5 kilometers of rides, beer tents, food and beverage stalls, entertainment and good times. Fun is guaranteed.
Finally, winter is over, and everything seems to be awakening from a long sleep. Nature is bursting into bloom, spring fever is taking us over and Easter is just around the corner.
In Germany, there are many different traditions to dismiss winter and celebrate the arrival of springtime and the Easter feast. If you’re not familiar with all these traditions, don’t worry. This article will give you a short introduction to the most important traditions and explain all you need to know. Maybe you’re interested in taking part in one of the festivities. Go ahead, it’s definitely an experience you don’t want to miss!