Mainz Midsummer St. John’s Night Festival – Johannisnacht

20 to 23 June 2014 The traditional Mainz Midsummer St. John’s Night Festival – Johannisnacht – is the climax of the festival season in Mainz. In addition to the traditional features of a fair come the typical Johannisnacht attractions. The initiation ceremony for printers, the ducking of printing apprentices, takes place in the direct vicinity of the Gutenberg Museum, at […]

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Loreley: Rhein-Exkursion mit Loreley-Führung am 10. Mai!

We take the boat from Rüdesheim to the Loreley and there we have a guide: this tour explains the myth of the legendary blond mermaid which sits high above the Rhine. Also the formation of the Rhine and its meaning in German history will be explained. Duration at the Loreley: 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Limited number of participants (15 […]

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All About Germany: From Culture to Business Etiquette

Germany – Language, Culture, Customs and Business Etiquette Welcome to our guide to Germany. This is useful for anyone researching German culture, customs, manners, etiquette, values and wanting to understand the people better. You may be going to Germany on business, for a visit or even hosting German colleagues or clients in your own country. Remember this is only a […]

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Skyscrappers in Frankfurt – Information

© dpa / picture­alliance Europaturm (337m/1,107ft) When the Europaturm was first completed in 1979, it was the tallest free-standing structure in the Federal Republic of Germany.  Today, its height is trumped only by the Fernsehturm Berlin.  The telecommunications tower has a rotating disc at its apex that once housed a restaurant and discothèque.  However, the tower has been closed to […]

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The Perseids (Sternschnuppen/meteor shower) – Darmstadt

  The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Swift-Tuttle. The Perseids are so-called because the point from which they appear to come, called the radiant, lies in the constellation Perseus. The name derives in part from the word Perseides, a term found in Greek mythology referring to the sons of Perseus. The shower is visible from […]

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Lachtal Opening 2012 :: Ski & Snowboard Festival for International and Erasmus Students

  Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 7:00 AM – Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:45 PM (CET) Lachtal, Austria We would like to invite you from Lachtal Opening 2012, the famous Ski & Snowboard season opening festival, organised for International students of different European universities. The event is to be held in Lachtal, Austria from the 6th to the 9th of December […]

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