Discover Germany | Issue 24 | March 2015

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Culture Calendar Save the date as there are plenty of great events scheduled for the weeks to come. From music festivals and exciting exhibitions to fantastic sport events and social highlights, Discover Germany’s Culture Calendar is your perfect guide to what not to miss in March. 1200 years of Hildesheim (during 2015)

Engadin Ski Marathon, Maloja (8 March)

The historic town in Lower Saxony celebrates its 1200th anniversary with plenty of exciting events scheduled over the upcoming months.

Attracting over 12,000 participants from approximately 50 nations each year, the crosscountry ski marathon between Maloja and S-chanf in Switzerland invites visitors as well as participants for a fun-filled day in the snow.

Munich Strong Beer Festival (until 14 March) Considered as the ‘fifth season’ by locals, the Strong Beer Festival celebrates the Bavarian Starkbier (stout) with three weeks of extensive partying and some of the best and freshest tasting beer on the planet.

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Horn Sledge Race, Saas-Grund (8 March) The annual race has only one category – the fun category! Anybody who is up for a laugh and possesses plenty of team spirit is welcome to participate, wear a funny costume or watch the