A fresh take on the traditional style advent calendar with doors, this tear off paper calendar is sure to delight. Each page holds a detailed picture and excerpts of beautiful German Christmas and Advent carols and songs with some famous German poems of the season. The words have been carefully translated so that the English version also fits the original melodies. Turn or tear off a page each day from December 1 thru December 24 and enjoy the nostalgic illustrations and prose.
Among the days there are 12 songs (listed inside the cover) and 3 poems (on the cover and on days 12 & 23)
Does Not come with candy or chocolate
No glitter. Can be setup with perforated cardboard stand on the back or be hung using the hole at the top.
Dimensions: approx. 7.5" tall x 5.25" wide
Crafted in Germany.
Originally written in German, artfully translated to English.
Text & illustration by Fritz Baumgarten
English translation by John Gough
Tradition of the Advent Calendar
The tradition of the advent calendar dates back to 1851 in the Protestant parts of Germany. The first advent calendar with little doors was printed in the early 1900's and continues today.
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