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Germany Today

New Year’s Eve Traditions

Alongside fireworks, Germany has many other New Year’s traditions. One favorite custom is pouring molten lead into cold water as a way of telling fortunes. For many families, carp is on the menu - and one rather unusual custom has it that keeping a scale of the carp in your wallet will bring wealth for the coming year.

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