Autor: Franziska Walther

Lucia Christmas Market

23th November – 22nd December 2020 The Lucia Christmas Market is located in the heart of vibrant Berlin, yet comfortably embedded in the romantic setting of a historic 19th century brewery – today’s creative location of the Kulturbrauerei. This Christmas market is dedicated to the Nordic countries. Lucia, the bringer of light in the dark winter time, gives warmth and security, lets dreams grow and gives hope to those who have worries. Originally from Sweden, she is now worshipped throughout Scandinavia and celebrated every year on December 13th. The Berlin Luciakör celebrates this day in the Nordic tradition with a parade through the courtyards accompanied by Swedish songs and then invites you to an Allsâng. In the afternoon, when Lucia opens its doors, families are more likely to go on a pre-Christmas expedition, plunge into times long past at a small knight’s castle and on a star ladder or whirl through the clear winter air in a nostalgic chain carousel. Incidentally, the little ones leave what is probably their most important letter of the year …

World Children’s Day

20th September 2020 In September 1954, the first World Children’s Day was established by the United Nations. The aim was to draw attention to the rights of children and to stand up for those rights. A matter that has lost none of its urgency! To date, 145 member states celebrate Children’s Day. In Germany, World Children’s Day is traditionally celebrated on 20 September.