German Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/germanculture Welcome to your guide to Germany, and the culture and traditions of German speaking countries. Everything from castles, customs and cuisine, yes it does have one, to present day life, history, arts, language, facts, festivals and travel. en-us Copyright 2014 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:01:38 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com Germany's Garden Colonies, Schrebergarten http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art176695.asp The minute spring's first rays of sunshine appear it's gardening time. And the "garden" can also be a balcony container, or a Schrebergarten. Little rented plots on a city's edge, or even in its center surrounded by asphalt and exhaust fumes, the pride and joy of millions of city-dwellers. Tue, 29 May 2012 07:17:17 EST Father's Day in Germany http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art171947.asp Fatherís Day in Germany. A "moveable feast" holiday linked to Ascension Day it changes each year, while for those who are new to it the first experience can come as a bit of a shock, as a variable date is not the only way the celebration differs from other countries. Thu, 2 Jun 2011 03:33:33 EST German Wedding Traditions http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art171727.asp Germany's different regions follow many of their own traditional, sometimes unusual, wedding customs, but throughout the country May is the most popular month to get married. Age old traditions begin weeks before the ceremony and celebrations can last for days. Thu, 12 May 2011 03:35:00 EST