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EASY

#12 / 2010

NEWS p. 1 / 6

EASY ENTRY — THE INTEGRATION PEOPLE

EASY ENTRY EVENTS p. 1 SHOPPING & SELLING p. 4

REGIONAL EVENTS p. 1 COOKING & DINING p. 4

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT p. 2 FAMILIES p. 5

LEISURE & SPORTS p. 3 YOUTH p. 5

EASY ENTRY EVENTS

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SCHNITZELESSEN, 13 JANUARY 2011, ERLANGEN

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How about some real German food? If you wish to join our next get2gether event you might

better forget all thoughts about low-carb and fat-free. Choose from a variety of real tasty XXL-

Schnitzels that will — once eaten — insulate you from winter‘s cold — guaranteed!

Restaurant DREI LINDEN, Alt-Erlanger Straße 6, 7:00 pm

REGIONAL EVENTS

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SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS IN FORCHHEIM

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Don’t miss the world’s biggest “Adventskalender”; a Nativity scene with live animals; an angel

and a model railway exhibition in Forchheim’s imperial palace museum, the so called

“Kaiserpfalz”.

http://www.forchheim.de/node/860

http://www.forchheim.de/content/sonderausstellungen

NATIVITY TRAILS (“KRIPPENWEGE”) TO DISCOVER ON YOUR OWN

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Neunkirchen:

http://www.heimat-geschichtsverein.de/

Forchheim:

http://www.forchheim.de/sites/default/files/file/Weihnachten_Wegeplan_Krippenweg_300.jpg

Bamberg:

http://www.bamberg.info/en/pauschalen/weihnachtsstadt_bamberg-927/

You can get a leaflet for the trail directly at the tourist office in Geyerswörthstr. 5

or call 0951/2976-200 for more information.

MORE CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN FRANCONIA

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www.bamberg.info www.rothenburg.de www.dinkelsbuehl.de www.bayreuth.de

www.eichstaett.info www.wuerzburg.de

ALPINE CHRISTMAS FOLK MUSIC IN NÜRNBERG

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How about some folk music from the Alps? Inside the Great Hall of Nürnberg’s Imperial Castle

(Kaiserburg) music groups from different regions in Bavaria will present traditional Christmas

music and sounds singing and playing such instruments as harp or “Alphorn”. Come and enjoy

this very special Advent concert in candle light atmosphere. Call 0911-558003 for tickets.

Kaiserburg, 18 December, concerts start at 5:00 pm and 8.30 pm

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY, NÜRNBERG

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What does one need for a fantastic last night of the year? Four DJs, two dance floors, finger food

and sparkling wine — if this sounds like the right party for you, you should get your ticket (Euro

8,00) soon! Call 0176-24078773 for tickets or visit www.kulturkellerei.de/.

KULTURKELLEREI, Königstraße 93, 9:00 pm


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FREE ORGAN CONCERTS AND A NEW YEAR’S EVE CONCERT IN NÜRNBERG

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The church St. Lorenz is one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Nürnberg and it is certainly

a pleasure to enjoy the organ concerts offered daily until Christmas inside. All concerts are

free of admission and start at 12:15 pm from Monday to Friday. Two additional concerts are

scheduled on 18 December at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

A special New Year’s Eve concert (organ and brass instruments) will take place at 10:00 pm on

31 December. The entrance fee is 12 Euros. Call 0911-24469937 for tickets.

For more Christmas and New Year’s Concerts in Nürnberg go to:

http://www.nuernbergersymphoniker.de/docs/kon_reihe.php?KonArtID=3

CHRISTMAS CONCERT IN ERLANGEN, 19 DECEMBER

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The “Neustädter Kirche” is Erlangen’s most magnificent church. It has beautiful ceiling paintings

and an outstanding organ. The “Symphonische Weihnachts-Romantik” is a Christmas concert

with organ and orchestra music together with singers and several choruses. Call 09131-

9779310 for tickets

Neustädter Kirche, Neustädter Kirchenplatz, concert starts at 5:00 pm

AN EVENING AT THE OPERA HOUSE IN NÜRNBERG

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The National Opera House in Nürnberg is presenting Giuseppe Verdi’s “Nabucco”. Call 0911-

2162298 or 0911-746340 for tickets. Your entrance ticket allows you to use all public transport

for free in the same evening.

Staatsoper Nürnberg (U-Bahn: Opernhaus), Richard-Wagner-Platz, 17 and 22 December at

8:00 pm, 26 December at 6:00 pm

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“ADVENTSKALENDER” EXHIBITION IN NÜRNBERG

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German children could not bear the 24 buzzing days of December until Christmas without an

“Adventskalender”. It is usually made of cardboard and holds 24 closed boxes. Children are allowed

to open up one box window every day of Advent. Boxes usually contain pictures, short

stories, sweets, chocolate or even toys. The tradition of Advent calendars goes back to the 19 th

century and was originally strictly religious. You can learn all about the history of this tradition if

you visit the exhibition “Adventskalender aus 100 Jahren” in Nürnberg.

Rathaus, Wolffscher Bau, Rathausplatz 2, open till 23 December and from 27 December to 7

January, daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

“CIRQUE DU SOLEIL” COMES TO NÜRNBERG

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If you haven’t heard anything yet about the fantastic show and circus events of “Cirque du Soleil”

we can’t help you :-) Visit http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/welcome.aspx for more information.

Call 0911-2314000 for tickets or buy online at http://www.eventim.de/tickets.html?

fun=erdetail&affiliate=axs&doc=erdetaila&erid=408817.

ARENA Nürnberg, Kurt-Leucht-Weg 11, daily shows from 15 to 19 December

“HOLIDAY ON ICE” COMES TO NÜRNBERG

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For all those who once dreamed to become a princess or for those who simply like it icy:

“Holiday on Ice” with its current show “Tropicana”. Visit www.holidayonice.de for tickets and

more information.

Frankenhalle, Nürnberg, daily shows from 16 to 21 December


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CHINESE NATIONAL CIRCUS — ONLY ONE SHOW IN NÜRNBERG!

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The world famous Chinese National Circus will stay in Nürnberg for only one evening show. Call

0951-23837 for tickets or visit http://www.eventim.de/cgi-bin/tickets.html?

fun=evdetail&doc=evdetailb&key=368460$1025460&affiliate=SWA

Meistersingerhalle, Münchner Straße 21, 13 January at 8:00 pm

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LEVI STRAUSS MUSEUM — Yes, the denim guy was born in Franconia!

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You all know them, you all wear them: Levi’s Jeans. If you would like to know the history of these

jeans and the story of Levis Strauss — the man behind them — you should visit his museum in

Buttenheim. There is a nice museum store with jeans and gifts! Visit http://www.levi-straussmuseum.de/

for more information. (English language audio guides are available)

LEISURE & SPORTS

Buttenheim, take the A 73 with your car, direction Bamberg

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ICE SKATING IN NÜRNBERG

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Ice skating in the middle of Nürnberg’s old town next to the multiplex cinema “CineCittà at

Gewerbemuseumsplatz 3! Find out all about the opening hours and entrance prices at http://

www.cinecitta.de/events/einmalige-events/cinecitta-on-ice or call 0911-206660 for information.

All year ice skating is possible in the ARENA Nürnberg at Kurt-Leucht-Weg 11. It is the biggest

ice skating stadium in our region and home of the Nürnberg Ice Tigers. Visit www.arenanuernberg.de

or call 0911-988970 for information

MORE WINTER SPORTS

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We have no alpine mountains in this region but enough winter sports opportunities are given for

amateurs or semi-professionals. Learn everything you need to know and where to go under the

following link: www.fraenkische-schweiz.com/ sport/ wintersport.html. The most popular winter

sports region in Franconia, not so far from here, is the so called “Fichtelgebirge”. Find out all

about winter sport, hotels, entertainment under http://www.ti-fichtelgebirge.de/. Get more information

in English about all Bavarian winter sport regions here: http://www.bayern.by/en/skiregions.html

DANCING!

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The “Tanzhaus” Erlangen offers a number of possibilities for people who love to dance. The next

big event will be the so called “Euro-Tanz-Party” on 18 December at the Begegnungszentrum in

Fröbelstraße 6. Regular workshops for Greek dances are held from 2:00 to 3:30 pm. Advanced

Greek dancers do their figures from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. A Folk dance party will start at 8:00 pm.

Admission fees are 6 Euros for each workshop and 5 Euros for the dance party. Have a look at

their complete program under: www.erlanger-tanzhaus.de

A GREAT SPA TO RELAX AND HAVE FUN IN HERZOGENAURACH

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Freizeitbad Atlantis

www.atlantis-bad.de

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SHOPPING & SELLING

CHRISTMAS TREES

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Wouldn’t it be fun for the whole family to choose and cut your Christmas tree all by yourself? Do

so in Erlangen on 19 and 20 December from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. For more information visit:

http://www.humananimalfactory.com/Details/Tannenhof-H%C3%A4fner.html. It is necessary to

bring good shoes and gloves. Family Häfner serves mulled wine and a special punch for children

every December weekend before Christmas. They also sell ready cut trees and all of their

trees are cut at fortunate phases of the moon!

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A CHRISTMAS SHOP

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If you are looking for handmade Christmas decoration of any kind, like nutcrackers, smokers,

nativity sets, hand made wooden Christmas tree decorations, music boxes, antiques, and a lot

more you should go to Muggendorf, a village right in the centre of the “Fränkische Schweiz”. Call

09196-1526 for more information or visit http://www.muggendorf-nutcracker.de/Startseite-E.htm.

COOKING & DINING

PARADISE FOR CHEESE LOVERS

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If you love cheese you must come to the “Käse-Ecke Erlangen” at Friedrichstraße 10 and taste

the huge variety of Europe’s best types of cheese. If the smell of cheese shall make you hungry

try their “baguette”. Find out more under http://www.waltmann.de/ or call 09131-207187.

CHRISTMAS SALE AT ADIDAS

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Additional 25% off the outlet prices for different items every day: 15 December running clothes,

16 December Baby- and kids’ shoes, 17 December soccer shoes, 18 December towels and bath

robes, 20 December original Adidas clothes, 21 December track suits, 22 December Adidas

shoes, 23 and 24 December cosmetics, business shirts and blouses. Open on Mon-Fri 9:00 am

to 8:00 pm, on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Visit the adidas Concept Store in

Herzogenaurach, Olympiaring 2 or go to www.adidas.de/comceptstores for more information.

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VANILLEKIPFERL — GERMAN CHRISTMAS COOKIES

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For the dough:

250g flour

6 table spoons of vanilla sugar

75g icing sugar

1 pinch of salt

100g ground almonds

200g butter

Mix the flour, the ground almonds, icing sugar, vanilla sugar and salt. Cut the cold butter into

small pieces and add to the rest of the mixture. Quickly knead mixture into a dough. Chill for

about half an hour. > Preheat the oven (200 ˚C). Take the dough and form several long

strands (about 1cm thick). Cut the strands into pieces of 2-3cm. Taper the ends and form into

crescents. Place the crescents on a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake for about 10 to

15 minutes. > While the crescents or Kipferl are in the oven, prepare a bowl in which you

mix 100g icing sugar with 6 table spoons of vanilla sugar. Once the Kipferl are done, take them

out of the oven, let them cool for a minute and then toss them in the icing sugar-vanilla mixture

(this has to be done while they are still warm).


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A GREAT FRANCONIAN GUEST HOUSE

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If you are looking for a guest house in our region where you can get excellent Franconian food

for a very reasonable price and in a nice atmosphere you have to go to the brewery inn

“Löwenbräu” in Buttenheim. Reservation is absolutely necessary! Visit http://www.loewenbraeubuttenheim.de/en/inn.html

for more information.

PALAZZO — EUROPE’S MOST SUCCESSFUL GOURMET THEATRE

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The unique gourmet theatre, PALAZZO brings together haute cuisine and first-class entertainment.

Surrounded by the exclusive atmosphere of a nostalgic mirror palace, you will be served

an exquisite dinner. Visit http://www.palazzo.org/PALAZZO_englisch/index.php for more information

and ticket prices.

NEW YEAR’S EVE IN A CASTLE

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Burg Rabenstein is certainly an exclusive place to celebrate New Year’s Eve. With medieval live

music, a buffet and fire works. If you like you can also stay for the night! Visit www.burgrabenstein.de

for more information and prices.

FAMILIES

CHRISTMAS SINGING FOR FAMILIES

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Everybody who likes to sing but especially families with children are invited to come to the

church of St. Lorenz in Nürnberg on Sunday 19 December at 5:00 pm to sing Christmas carols.

There will be a brass band and instruments for the children, like drums, triangles, tone woods

and tambourines. The entrance is free.

CHRISTMAS CHURCH SERVICE FOR CHILDREN

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Church of St. Klara, 24 December at 4:00 pm, Königstr. 64, Nürnberg, call: 0911-2346190

A BOARD GAME FOR CHRISTMAS

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If you are still looking for a Christmas present for your children consider Germany’s most popular

board game: “Mensch ärgere dich nicht”. You will get it in every toy shop. It’s fun for the whole

family (2-4 players) and very easy. For more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mensch_%

C3%A4rgere_dich_nicht

YOUTH

“THOMAS SABO ICE TIGERS” ICE HOCKEY MATCH

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Something for ice hockey fans: On 26 December Nürnberg’s ice hockey team plays against the

“Augsburger Panther” at 2.30pm. The ice hockey stadium ARENA is at Kurt-Leucht-Weg 11 in

Nürnberg. Tickets cost from 13,50 to 42 Euros. For more information visit: http://

www.icetigers.de/ICETIGERS/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=482&Itemid=54

or http://www.arena-nuernberg.de/arena/bildanzeige.php?ID=696

or http://www.nuernberg-ticket.com/deutsch/sport-und-sonstiges-/7188/thomas-sabo-ice-tigers--

-eishockey-nuernberg.aspx?cid=-1&page=0&ref=32

ICE DISCO ON NEW YEARS’S EVE

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On New Years’s Eve from 5:00pm to 9:00pm you can go ice skating and enjoy a great light show

with music in the ARENA ice hockey stadium in Nürnberg, Kurt-Leucht-Weg 11. Tickets cost 6

Euros and you can lend ice skates for 4 Euros. Visit http://www.arena-nuernberg.de/index.php?

id=eislauf for more information.


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„LA BRASS BANDA“ CONCERT IN ERLANGEN

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The brass band “LaBrassBanda” discovered their passion for Balkan music on a journey to Romania.

In their songs, they combine the typical Balkan rhythms with Bavarian dialect. Their first

album “habediehre” was very successful and now they tour around Germany. Listen to them on

11 January 2011 at 8:00 pm in the Kulturzentrum E-Werk in Erlangen, Fuchswiese 1. Tickets

cost 23,90 Euros.

YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IZmYsMiznw&feature=related or http://

www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4ZhdfOU6sY, official homepage: http://www.labrassbanda.com/

E-Werk homepage: http://www.e-werk.de/content/prog_mehr.php?id=7806

Quellen Bildmaterial

Foto 1 „Schnitzel“ Filip Winkler

Foto 2 „Forchheim“ Stadt Forchheim Bürgermeisteramt

Foto 3 „St. Lorenz“ Stadt Nürnberg Presse- und Informationsamt

Foto 4 „Adventskalender“ Gerlinde Klopfer

Foto 5 „Jeans“ Levi Strauss Museum

Foto 6 „Ice skating“ Cinecittà Nürnberg

Foto 7 „Spa“ Atlantis Herzogenaurach

Foto 8 „Christmas shop“ Seliger Muggendorf

Foto 9 „Vanillekipferl“ Gerlinde Klopfer

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