Advent calendar 2023

Just like every year, the Goethe-Institut proudly presents its digital Advent calendar!

Join elf Karl and reindeer Matilda, in 24 little stories, as they train to become Christmas helpers. They take their first sleigh ride, bake Christmas biscuits, visit a Christmas market and make Christmas decorations – but there’s still lots to learn from Weihnachtsmann and Christkind! 

Rentier Matilda, Wichtel Karl, der Weihnachtsmann und das Christkind springen aus einem Geschenk und sind umgegeben von weiteren Geschenken und Christbaumkugeln © Tobias Schrank, Goethe-Institut

Find today’s window 

As if by magic, a new window opens every day in December. Have you found the right number for today’s window? 

⭐ Don’t be in such a hurry! This door isn’t open yet. Try the door for today. ⭐
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Christmas post 

If you don’t want to miss a window, simply sign up for our Advent calendar newsletter and the link for the next window will be sent straight to your email inbox. 


Participate and win

How does the Advent calendar work?

Find out all you need to know about this year’s digital Goethe Advent calendar, the prizes and your chances of winning.

Reindeer Matilda and elf Karl stand in the snow in confusion, a big question mark hovering between them © Tobias Schrank, Goethe-Institut

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