Attending Festivals in Germany

Attending Festivals in Germany

Introduction Europe is known for its rich culture and heritage. Many tourists flock to the continent in order to attend festivals and learn more about their culture. Examples of festivals include the Carnival of Venice, Vinterjazz in Copenhagens, St Patrick’s Day in Ireland, and Oktoberfest in Germany. Some festivals are particular with their customers. Such […]

Bavarian Cultural Outfits

Bavarian Cultural Outfits

Lederhosen Lederhosen outfits are all that you’re going to see if you walk into a Bavarian party. Bavarian culture plays a high role in Germany’s culture and heritage. Having consisted of most of modern Germany, Bavaria invented this outfit to cater to their working needs and conditions. This outfit not only plays a cultural role […]

Bundhosen: Where and How it Came About

Bundhosen_ Where and How it Came About

Introduction One of the things you can enjoy when in Germany is its culture and heritage and its cultural dresses like bundhosen, lederhosen or dirndl. Germany, mostly consisting of Bavarians, has a rich culture and history. One of their most popular events is Oktoberfest, a beer-drinking festival where you will find most men and women […]

Choosing Between Bundhosen and Lederhosen

Choosing Between Bundhosen and Lederhosen

Men generally prefer not to put too much thought into their clothes. But when it comes to German men and their traditional outfits, they like to choose for the occasion. There are two types of men’s clothing: bundhosen and lederhosen. Introduction Men’s German clothing has a long and rich history regarding its origin. They were […]

Story Behind German Cultural Dresses

Story Behind German Cultural Dresses

The German dirndl and lederhosen could b considered the most popular country-based outfits in the world. These outfits originated from Bavaria and have served as a German pride to its people. They are often worn during cultural festivals or traditions such as weddings, birthdays, and events such as Oktoberfest. The outfits were pretty modern if […]

The Female German Costume

The Female German Costume

Introduction The dirndl originated from German-speaking areas in the Alps. It was traditionally worn by Austrian female servants in the clergy and noble class of Europe. It was also worn by women in Liechtenstein, Switzerland, and the Alpine areas of northern Italy. The traditional dirndl is made up of 4 parts: a tight-fitted bodice, a […]

Traditional German Costumes

Traditional German Costumes

Introduction Every country, nation, or community identifies by its characteristic clothing and traditional attire. For example, India is known for its sarees for women, while Japan is famous for its traditional Kimonos and then we have the German dirndl. These outfits are meant to, and still do represent the culture of these respective countries. Similarly, […]

How to Attend Oktoberfest- For Foreigners

Oktoberfest

Introduction Oktoberfest, which happens in Munich, Germany is known to be one of the largest folk festivals in Europe. It is not just a beer festival but also many other specialties such as German sausages, giant pretzels, and the famous German costumes. During of Oktoberfest The festival occurs annually and is held over two weeks […]

Traditional German Clothing

Traditional German Clothing

Introduction If there’s one thing you need to do in order to experience the real Bavarian experience in Germany then it’s trying out their traditional cultural dressing. Cultural and heritage events are the best places foreigners can try this out. Their cultural dressing consists of German dirndl for women and lederhosen for men. Dirndl The […]

The Difference Between Bundhosen, Lederhosen and Dirndl

The Difference Between Bundhosen, Lederhosen and Dirndl

History has proved that cultural dresses have been designed to serve a purpose. They have been very straightforward in their purpose and use. A good example is of cultural dresses and outfits that originated and were popularly worn by Bavarians of central Europe and Germany were lederhosen and dirndl. Most commonly seen as cultural events […]