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I have a few German friends and they have invited me to a Christmas dinner at their home. I would like to do something nice for them. What should I bring? food, presents...? How does this work?

asked Dec 16, 2015 in Home & Living by Ahbish

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+5 votes
If you are able to craft something, I think that would be a really honest present for your friends. So, Do-it-yourself is my advice!
answered Dec 16, 2015 by Joschi
I think I might do something like this :) Thanks for the hint!
+4 votes
Hello Ahbish, what a wonderful gesture! I can only give you the advise to make some food from your country! My experience is that most Germans love new food and especially when its selfmade. I assume you are from an arabic country, so a tasty desert like baclava or 'knafa' would make everyone happy, for sure!
answered Dec 16, 2015 by jinyus
My cooking skills are not the best but I could try it out! Thank you
+4 votes

just bring what you think they would like. Christmas tradition has changed a lot, so we don't have traditional gifts. Just give your present a personal toch, that's what I try to do, it doesn't matter what size or price your donation has. You are totally free, that's a problem for Germans too. I don't know which country you come from, maybe you bring something that has a relation to it.

Hope I could help
answered Dec 17, 2015 by Jan
Thank you Jan, it is a great idea as wellç
+2 votes
Hi..  every family has their own special way to celebrate christmas. Sometimes only the children get presents, sometimes everybody has a gift for everyone. I don't think that your friends expect a gift from you. :-)
answered Dec 16, 2015 by Anni82
What a lot of people here forget is what christmas is about. It's about love! Not about presents :-)
Thank you Anni82, I agree
+1 vote
Bier mein freund:p oder ein teuer flasche von wein:p
answered Dec 27, 2015 by Kenan
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