Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

May Traditions (in Germany)

“In many regions of Germany, people still throw May festivals to celebrate the end of the cold season and the start of the warm months. Traditional festivals include customs such as lighting bonfires, staging parades, setting up and decorating maypoles, ‘dancing into May,’ and selecting a May king and queen.”

Read more @ http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/04__W__t__G/01/04__Mai/Mai__S.html

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