Passau Music Festival 2015

St Stephan Cathedral, Passau

Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau – the annual Passau Music Festival: On Friday, June 19th, the 63rd Festspiele Europäische Wochen Passau (Passau European Weeks Festival ) opens under the theme “Uberbrucken”.  This year’s opening performance at the Bräuhausplatz Hacklberg features the commissioned work by an Austrian composer, Alfred Huber.  His composition “Danubio” reflects the Festival theme […]

Easter Concerts in Berlin 2015

Berlin Easter

EASTER IN BERLIN 2015 – MUSIC IS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT OF EASTER FESTIVITIES IN BERLIN: Easter is a popular holiday period in Germany and the Easter festivities are still celebrated in the traditional way by many Germans. Easter markets, Easter bonfires, Easter brunches and Easter services all form a part of the Easter celebrations in […]

Starkbierfest 2015 at Paulaner am Nockherberg

Nockherberg Starkbierfest 2012

STARKBIERFEST 2015: THE STRONG BEER FESTIVAL AT NOCKHERBERG: Lent 2015 begins on Wednesday, February 18 and ends on Thursday, April 2nd and the Nockherberg Starkbierfest 2015 will take place from February 27 to March 15, 2015. Starkbierfest is the Strong Beer Festival and drinkers who like stouts will enjoy the Salvator at Nockherberg, a bottom-fermented […]

Christmas in Berlin – Christmas Concerts in Berlin 2014

Christmas in Berlin

Christmas in Berlin: Enjoy a Range of Christmas Concerts at Famous Venues in Berlin: Christmas is a special time in Berlin and music is very much a part of this city’s Christmas celebrations. If you’re spending Christmas in Berlin, you too can enjoy one of the many Christmas concerts in the city.  Whether it be […]

Christmas Concerts in Potsdam – Christmas 2014

St Nicholas Church

Enjoy Christmas Concerts in Potsdam, A City with a Strong Music Tradition: Potsdam is a city with a strong tradition of classical music and music has always played an essential part in the activities of Potsdamer churches. This Christmas, fans of classical music can enjoy a range of concerts at the Nikolaikirche Potsdam. Potsdam Concerts […]

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2015

Heidelberg Castle Illuminations

SCHLOSSBELEUCHTUNGEN – HEIDELBERG CASTLE FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA: Everyone loves a good fireworks display and when the setting is as romantic as Heidelberg Castle and the Neckar River, the show is even more magical. Heidelberg Castle Illuminations 2015 Each summer, on three Saturday nights, Heidelberg Castle goes up in flames, casting a blaze of red glow over […]

Bernkastel-Kues Christmas Market 2014

Bernkastel Weihnachtsmarkt

Bernkastel-Kues’ Weihnachtsmarkt and Highlight Events: The medieval Marktplatz (market square) of Bernkastel-Kues must be one of the prettiest settings for a Christmas market. The square is small and cozy and the forty or so market stalls are set up against the backdrop of Bernkastel’s charming timber-framed buildings. Bernkastel Weihnachtsmarkt Bernkastel’s Christmas market starts on the […]

Christmas in Munich: Where to Enjoy Christmas Concerts in Munich

Munich Residenz Christmas Concerts

Christmas in Munich: Christmas Concerts at Famous Venues in Munich: Christmas is a special time Munich and like the rest of Germany, music is very much a part of the Munich Christmas celebrations. If you are spending Christmas in Munich, you too can enjoy one of the many Christmas concerts in the city. Popular Munich […]

Berlin International Music Festival 2013 – Berlin

Berlin Concert House

Berlin International Musical Festival – An Annual Classical Music Festival in Berlin: The Berlin International Music Festival (BIMFA) is an annual summer classical music festival with a series of concerts featuring internationally renowned young musicians including Vadim Repin and Mischa Maisky. Concerts at Gendarmenmarkt In its sixth year running, the 2013 Berlin Festival is held […]

450 Years of the Heidelberg Catechism

Heidelberger Katechismus

Heidelberg Catechism – 450 Years of the Catechism of Heidelberg: 2013 marks the 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism, the most important doctrinal document of the Reformed Church. Commissioned by Elector Friedrich III of the Palatinate in 1563, this prayer book takes its name from the city where it originated, Heidelberg being the capital of […]