Lantern walk

An Old German Tradition in a New Setting

by John Clarke There are many festivals and celebrations in Germany, but one that is particularly connected with children is the Laternenlauf (lantern walk). On 11 November (St Martin’s Day), in the depths of Winter, children gather to make lanterns, which they then light and carry, singing lantern songs, through the darkness: Laterne, Laterne, Sonne,… Continue reading An Old German Tradition in a New Setting

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Barossa Lantern Walk 2021

The Barossa German Language Association Inc. invites you to their annual Barossa Lantern walk (Laternenlauf in German) – a favourite German family tradition. The after dark family event will be held on Saturday the 24th of July 2021 in Nuriootpa. The idea is that the German speaking community celebrates this as a cultural family event and everyone… Continue reading Barossa Lantern Walk 2021