07/12/2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Join us for a casual monthly get-together. The idea is to get to know other Southern Africans, support each other and share our ideas and tips on life in Germany. Follow the Skype link: Skype Meeting – You do not need a Skype account to participate
Finally Spring, but don’t get too excited yet, it will still take a couple of weeks to warm up.
Although the trees are still without leaves until April, nature spoils us with flowers like Crocus, Narcissus and Tulips. These can be seen in most gardens and meadows.
There is also the anticipation of the upcoming Easter celebrations in April, and most houses and gardens will be decorated accordingly.
The other great thing about March is the increase in daylight. Every day the sun comes up a minute or two earlier and sets later. Some places may still have snow, especially in the mountains.
|Time||Central European Time (CET), one hour behind South Africa until the last Sunday of March, when Summertime starts (26 March 2022).|
|Weather||The temperatures average between 0.2 °C and 7.4 °C.|
It could be warmer or colder, depending on the location.
The average daily sunshine is 3.8 hours.
Plan your month
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Events listed on our website
25/11/2023 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Online Tasting with Gerard Holden from Holden Manz You’ll get to know one of the most beautiful wineries in South Africa. But Holden Manz is not just a visual delight – their wines are a true dream. Gerard acquired the estate with his partner Migo Manz in August 2010, when it was still known as “Klein […]
02/11/2023 – 25/11/2023 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm – The Travelling Art Gallery is an artists’ initiative of contemporary artists from South Africa. Visit one of our upcoming exhibitions or browse through our online art catalogues at your leisure. Click on the images to open the respective catalogues. For art purchases and questions, please contact them by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
23/11/2023 @ 6:00 pm – It is time for our pre-Xmas charity walkabout wine tasting and Xmas shopping for charity! Walkabout and taste wines with purpose from South Africa – wines grown at a protea sanctuary, WWF-certified wines, organic and vegan wines and much more. Snacks will also be provided. And if you are on a dry November before you […]
27/01/2024 @ 7:00 pm – Juanita du Plessis live in Amsterdam Tickets available at Ticketkantoor.nl Disclaimer: This event is not organised by the admin of this website, we only share it for information purposes
02/12/2023 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Südafrikanischer Glühwein-Nachmittag und Abend No need to make a reservation. For more information see the Capewineland Events page
17/06/2023 – 25/11/2023 @ 12:00 am – In her new album „Read My Lips“, Thabilé’s musical range encompasses genres such as jazz, soul, Afro, gospel, pop and R’n’B. The musical arrangements of the highly talented producer Steve Bimamisa are immensely captivating due to their instrumental clarity, without being obtrusive. Her vocal presence is varied, perfect, embracing and warm. Songs such as „Read […]
23/12/2023 – 28/12/2023 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm – Christmas concert with guest Artist Nadine from South Africa. Various locations and dates This is an external event shared for information purposes only Tickets can be bought on the Kerstinvlaanderen.be website More information
Some foods and drinks to try
The mussel season traditionally runs from September to the beginning of spring – the months that contain an “r”. So enjoy oysters, scallops and clams to the fullest in March.
The leaf spinach (Blattspinat) season starts in March.
Morels (Morchella) are a genus of sac fungi. Here are some recipe ideas
Starkbier is as the name suggests a strong beer. Starkbierzeit is called the 5th season. It is during Lent (From Ash Wednesday (22.02.2023) to Easter). Read more here
Fruit and Veggies in Season
The entire cycling scene in Germany took some getting used to when I arrived here. In South Africa its sort of all kitted out serious
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German Climate Germany’s climate is temperate and marine, with cold, cloudy winters and warm summers and in the south occasional warm föhn wind. The greater