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 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:40:18 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg German Culture @ BellaOnline http://germanculture.bellaonline.com Oktoberfest Hearts - Gingerbread Cookie Hearts http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178129.asp Oktoberfest in Munich: The super sized version of a traditional Bavarian harvest festival, and heart shaped gingerbread cookies decorated with mottos are an unmissable part of its calorific food; a "sweet" accompaniment to "Wiesn-Mass". Oktoberfest beer. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 01:34:56 EST Oktoberfest in Munich – Fun Facts http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178028.asp It's "Oktoberfest" although most of it takes place in September, an "Angel" on a hiatus from heaven attends every year, one Mayor opened it shouting "I'zapt os" instead of "O'zapft is", (it's tapped); and that was before any beer was consumed. Oktoberfest Fun Facts. Tue, 18 Sep 2012 02:34:56 EST How to make First Grader's Schultüte, Candy Cone http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art177514.asp Colorful School Cones, filled with small gifts and candy, help make that first school day even more memorable for first graders in Germany. A custom that began in the early 19th century, Schultüten are as popular as ever and could be a fun idea and new tradition for your own family and friends. Mon, 6 Aug 2012 13:37:37 EST