Christmas Wonderland Saxony

The “Weihnachtsland Sachsen” app enables you to find Christmas markets, seasonal events, traditions and customs, miners’ parades and arts and crafts through different paths: searching by date, place or region. At the same time the themes provide information on Saxon Christmas traditions. The sending of e-cards is a new function.

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Centuries-old Christmas traditions, homely atmosphere in the cities: Saxony is not known as Christmas Wonderland for nothing. Almost no other district in Saxony is as popular for its Christmas rituals as the Ore Mountains with their unique tradition of crafted wooden art and toys. In many places, you can experience these old customs from up close. For instance, history comes alive in the Seiffen toy museum, in the Saigerhütte in Olbernau, in the "Manufaktur der Träume" (manufacture of dreams) in Annaberg-Buchholz, in more than 25 exhibition mines or in a Hutz'nohmd as called in local dialect with carving men and women making bobbin lace gathered in a merry round. In accordance with the miner's yearning for light, white fairy lights are shining on market places, light angels and miner figures as well as Schwibbögen are illuminating the windows. Especially touching are the mountain and miner's parades that take place every year in historic habits in the strongholds of former mining as Annaberg-Buchholz, Brand-Erbisdorf, Thum, Geyer, Marienberg, Ehrenfriedersdorf and Schneeberg.
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Updated
December 4, 2018
Size
41M
Installs
1,000+
Current Version
40
Requires Android
4.2 and up
Content Rating
Everyone
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Offered By
HPM Kommunikation GmbH
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