SaskScapes - Episode 93 - German Holiday Traditions

December 08, 2020 SaskScapes
SaskScapes - Episode 93 - German Holiday Traditions
Show Notes

German Culture Alive - A SaskScapes feature series

The series entitled "German Culture Alive”  is a special "SaskScapes Podcast presents" feature sponsored by the Saskatchewan German Council. Visit their website to learn more about the non-profit organization, its mandate, and outreach.

It’s the holiday season! In the midst of a global pandemic this is a feel-good episode! The first episode in the German Culture Alive series.

Kevin Power is joined in conversation with three guests who share some of the German traditions passed down through generations at this time of year.  The traditions of Advent, Erntedankfest (Thanksgiving), the Christkindl market, the story of St. Nikolaus, and their own personal holiday memories. Visit the links below to learn more about the traditions discussed in this episode.

The history of St. Nikolaus

Bumper music:  "Es ist ein Ros entsprungen" (trad. 17th century Advent/Christmas) 



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