Streets across Berlin and the rest of Germany and Austria are lit up every November in a fascinating and unique celebration as children begin their countdown to Christmas festivities. You might know this German celebration as Sankt Martinstag or Laternenumzug. If you’re a parent of a small child, you’re especially going to want to read on.
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When I first heard about ANOHA Berlin – the Jewish Museum’s brand new kids’ museum in Berlin – I jumped at the chance to take my daughters. A year later, I finally managed to snag us some tickets.
Einschulung, noun: the process in which your little bundle of joy is initiated into the German school system. This is an absolute rite of passage in Germany and many deem it, rather poetically, “the end of childhood”. It may cost more than Christmas.