Published 12.05.2018 on subject German by Guest

Groundhog day is based on another named holiday from the germans. what is it called

Answered by Guest

Well, in European countries, the day was known as Candlemas Day.
It was known as the Feast of Purification of the Virgin Mary, when Christs parents presented him in the temple.
The name Candlemas Day comes from the custom of blessing candles on this day.