German Culture @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/germanculture German Culture And More. Welcome to your guide to Germany, and the culture and traditions of German speaking countries. From castles, customs, cuisine, yes there is one, to present day life, history, arts, language, facts, festivals and travel. en-us Copyright 2017 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 04:04:29 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com Fun Facts - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art182558.asp Fun Facts about the Life, Times and Music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Including: six years old when he made his first performance tours, a first symphony at eight, kissed an Empress, an inspired billiards player, spoke 15 languages, and a popular marzipan candy is named after him. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:35:08 EST Germany 1946/47, The Hunger Winter http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178861.asp Europe lay in rubble, and the winter of 1946/1947 was the coldest in living memory. Known in Germany as the time of "Weisser Tod", white death, and "Schwarzer Hunger", black hunger, hundreds of thousands died. Weihnachten was different that year, the New Year and Spring held no promises. Fri, 7 Dec 2012 01:23:45 EST Carnival in Cologne, Women's Thursday http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art175104.asp Karneval in Germany began with masked Teutons creating chaos to frighten away the evil spirits of winter. Now the Thursday before Ash Wednesday is Weiberfastnacht in Rhineland, when Carnival "Wieber" (women) cause chaos, take over City Halls and leave no necktie safe from their jumbo scissors. Tue, 7 Feb 2012 01:11:11 EST