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Children disguised as the three holy kings come to people’s doors from after Christmas through today. After singing, they leave a blessing above the door.

Germans observe Three Kings Day today

by Petra Lessoing 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

From after Christmas until late January, children disguised as the three holy kings can be seen walking from house to house in the KMC. They have paper crowns on their head and carry a big golden star on a pole. They sing, pray and ask for charity collections for their parish.

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Courtesy photoChildren disguised as the three holy kings walk from door to door Dec. 27 to Jan. 6 asking for donations to support children’s projects.

Children collect donations, observe Three Kings Day

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

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.

December 19, 2013 ×