Hasen, Eier und Geschenke: Wissenswertes zu Ostern

 

Ostern feiern wir, um an die Auferstehung Jesu Christi zu erinnern. Heute ist es üblich, vor allem Familienmitgliedern und Partnern kleine Geschenke zu überreichen und für Kinder Ostereier zu verstecken. Doch wie entstand dieser Brauch? Und warum bringt ausgerechnet ein Hase die Ostereier?

Valentine's day will be here soon!

There is hardly a day that is more dedicated to love than Valentine's day. But why are we celebrating romance and affection on the very day of february 14th? Which customs are part of that day? And what would be the most perfext present for your partner?

 

Alle Jahre wieder beginnt der große Einkaufsstress. Trotz aller anderslautenden Vorsätze kaufen viele ihre Geschenke erst kurz vor Weihnachten. Die Zeit für lange Überlegungen und aufwendiges Suchen ist dann meist zu knapp. Wir geben euch fünf Tipps für das richtige Weihnachtsgeschenk, die nicht nur für Paare geeignet sind.

Love birds couples from all over the world practice love rites, to express their affection and feelings. Some of these rites are quirky, others are very romantic. We’re presenting five of these special love rites to you.

Rambling the museum of broken relationships

The stuffed bunny in the cabinet at the entrance of the museum looks a bit lost. That may be, because it used to be a travelers bunny which hopped around the globe, when artists Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić used to be lovers. When one of them made a journey, they would take the bunny with them and made a picture of it in a foreign city or landscape for their partner. When they split up, they didn’t know what to do with their common memories, which is when the idea for the “museum of the broken relationships” in Zagreb was born.