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German Martinmass Customs: Fasching

Sankt Martin von Tours: Saint Martin of Tours feastday is Martinstag: Martin’s Day also known as Martini. It follows Allerheiligen: All Saints Day, Allerseelen: All Souls Day and Ewigkeitssonntag/Totensonntag: Dead Sunday. Lanterns are carried by children and Martinsgans: Martin’s roast goose is very popular. The carnival festival Fasching begins on Elfter im Elften: The Eleventh in Eleventh The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month: November 11 at 11:11am. Part of the Lord of Misrule. Die närrische Saison: The Foolish Season or die fünfte Jahrzeit: Fifth Season that is recorded from Elften im Elften: Martinmass-Old Halloween to Aschenmittwoch: Ash Wednesday, Fasching in Lent (37)

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