If you’re looking for some family fun this August, celebrating Christmas with a twist, then look no further than the German International School Sydney, as it undergoes a frosty transformation into a magical Christmas wonderland. The school will be adorned with twinkling fairy lights and shimmering snowflakes under the open sky, creating a scenic backdrop unlike any other. The intimate setting, lovingly adorned open air market stalls and the romantic Christmas lights create a special ambience that enchants more and more visitors every year.
German Christmas delicacies are particularly famous; and there will be a variety of tasty treats to try including time-honored specialties like homemade gluhwein (mulled red wine). For something hearty to warm your belly, there will be delicious traditional German food on offer from a variety of stalls including bratwurst, soup, corn and waffles. All senses will be engaged, with all the sights, sounds and smells filling the air, transporting you to Christmas time in Germany as you immerse yourself in their culture and delicacies under the stars.
For those seeking to warm up will be drawn to the bonfire as the wintry air fills with the warming aroma of freshly toasted marshmallows. With the local fire brigade on hand, guests will have the opportunity to gather around with friends and family to enjoy a sweet treat, all while immersing themselves in the enchanting surroundings.
Lovers of the traditional sounds of Christmas, are urged to watch and participate in the German lantern walk, with the lanterns available to purchase on site. This will also see students and visitors filling the air with customary winter lantern songs, and creating a sense of merriment and Christmas cheer that will last all night. Handmade ornaments and crafts available at the stalls will make perfect winter gifts for friends and loved ones, as their unique sense of character is unlike any other.
This event isn’t only a chance to experience a taste of German Christmas culture and appreciate the setting, its also allows the children of the school to showcase their talents and be involved in the festivities. This is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in two different cultures and traditions in the same place at the same time. So if you’re looking for a lovely way to spend an evening, creating lasting memories with friends and family and to have a taste of German Christmas culture then this is an event not to miss!
WHEN: 12/08/2016 (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
WHERE: German International School Sydney
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