Music for Advent 2020 – Church District Obere Nahe

The singer Esther Grosse and district cantor Roland Lißmann present the Advent song “Veni, veni, Emmanuel” in English in the gallery of the Fischbach copper mine. Music on Lost Places, Part 1. Musical preparation for the 1st Advent: Our district cantor Roland Lißmann plays “Now comes the Savior” on the wonderful Schuke organ in the […]

Which take place, which don’t?

Mulled wine, waffles and many gift ideas actually shape the run-up to Christmas on the Christmas and Advent markets in Germany. But this year everything is different. Which markets are down because of the pandemic? To protect against corona infection, many cities have already decided to do their this year Christmas Market to cancel. Others […]

Wrong parking in Advent 2020 in Vienna: costs more than 400 euros – parking Vienna

11.12.2020 05:00 (Akt. 11.12.2020 05:00) Parking offenders were asked to pay for 400 euros this Advent in Vienna © APA (Sujet) According to the ÖAMTC, illegal parking is practically “hunted” in Advent: During this time, more than ever before is towed away. Towing the vehicle results in high costs. According to the ÖAMTC, vehicles are […]

Advent Calendar: 2005: We can do it differently

Peter Müller For Apple, 2005 was something like a test of 2020. Not that Apple started an epidemic, but an important change. Resolution of yesterday’s question No, this time it wasn’t the camera, the iBook was not supposed to get one for iChat AV, as it was called back then, until much later, when it […]

Biathletes revealed cute secrets. And let’s shake our butts elsewhere, David ordered

They don’t traditionally miss the Advent atmosphere even on long journeys after races. Czech biathletes have the first stop of the World Cup in Kontiolahti, another is on the program in Hochfilzen, Austria, and they also bring their Advent calendars there. And it’s not always a matter of trifles. Markéta Davidová on the archive picture. […]

Advent Calendar: 1999 – The leap into the mobile century

Peter Müller Apple literally made this jump by falling Phil Schiller onto a foam mat from a height of ten meters. Resolution of yesterday’s question Yes, the first iPad was also available in two versions, one with Wi-Fi only and one month later with a 3G chip – now replaced by LTE and soon by […]

Music from the church tower: tower blowers defy the cold

There are around 100 steps up to the north tower of St. Stephen’s Church. It is the smaller of the two towers. Pastor Anne Bremer explains that there would be a good twice as many on the observation deck of the south tower. There – at the very top – has always been the “stage” […]

That’s how it works in Leipzig

“We’d like to get a little bit of that Christmas feeling.” Packed with bags and walking with son Noah (3) Michaela winner on the first Saturday of shopping in Advent through the Leipziger City. “We have already taken a photo of our son under the Christmas tree in the market,” says the employee (36). And […]

Aladdin comes to the Darmstadt State Theater on the 1st of Advent

Promised a Christmas fairy tale: the Darmstadt State Theater Image: dpa The Darmstadt State Theater has promised a Christmas fairy tale and with the premiere of Aladdin it keeps its promise. If someone is afraid of the power-hungry magician, special theater magic is provided. Msome children are afraid of Pumuckl. Mostly in front of his […]