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Discover Germany | Culture | Culture Calendar
Dog sledding world cup, Bernau and Todtmoos (20–22 February & 26 February – 1 March) ‘Go! Haw! Gee!’ Visitors to the sled dog world cup 2015 can expect mushers’ calls to roam through the winter air as approximately 2,000 dogs and 300 mushers from the whole world will try to get to their top speed in Bernau and Todtmoos. www.todtmoos.de ART Innsbruck, Austria (20–23 February) Seventy galleries and art dealers from ten nations will present international fine art, such as paintings, sculptures, photography, and antiques of the 19th, 20th and 21st century at the 19th international fair for contemporary art and antiques. www.art-innsbruck.at/index.php/en
‘Biikebrennen’, North Sea coast of Schleswig-Holstein (21 February) One of the oldest North Frisian traditions, which seeks to drive out the winter, is celebrated with torch marches, big fires along the coast and punch before embracing traditional delicacies, such as kale with smoked pork chops. www.nordseetourismus.de FIBT Bob & Skeleton World Championships, Winterberg (22 February–8 March) Bob and Skeleton competitions with contestants from all over the world are rounded off with an exciting side programme with a lot of parties and other events to visit. www.winterberg2015.de/index.php/startseite.html 19th Rheingau Gourmet & Wine Festival, Eltville-Hattenheim (26 February–11 March) International celebrity chefs will cook live in the unique atmosphere of Eltville-Hattenheim. Twenty-nine top viniculturalists will serve their wines, live bands play music and numerous
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events, such as cooking demonstations, luncheons, international tastings and dinners can be looked forward to. www.rheingau-gourmet-festival.de 28th Gourmet Festival of Schleswig-Holstein (until 1 March 2015) Nineteen international star chefs show their impressive cooking skills combined with a large amount of creativity. Fifteen host restaurants will lure visitors to Schleswig-Holstein with many gourmet events and top-class dining experiences. www.gourmetfestival.de
Top: Culinary delicacies from around the world can be enjoyed. (top & right) Star chef Michael Fell prepares his plates at the Gourmet Festival. (left) Photos: Rheingau Gourmet & Wein Festival Left: Biikebrennen at the North Sea. Photo: Günter Pump, Nordsee-Tourismus-Service GmbH
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