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March 2014

Fasching: The Mardi Gras of Germany

This past weekend we experienced a very cultural event in our community: Fasching-also known as Karneval and Faschnacht. Basically, this is the Rhineland’s Mardi Gras-a celebration before the beginning of Lent. There are a week’s worth of activities, starting with Women’s Day followed by various parades and parties.¬†This was an …