The culture of the Sorbs as an integral part of bilingual Lusatia as well as their roots. In the 7th century first West Slavic tribes in Bohemia and Silesia settled coming in largely uninhabited, some Germanic areas. Among them also the root of the Milceni, which was settled in the present-day Lusatian region around Kamenz and Bautzen. We refer to this tribe today as SORBS, which is however only due to a linguistic generalization. A spatial motion of living between the Saale and Mulde, actual Sorbs not existed. In German, the West Slavic tribes settled over were collectively called contact.
We have also used this title still in common parlance. The preservation of the Sorbian culture in Upper Lusatia is due solely to the work of the Cistercian Monastery of St. Ripple pursues this goal as well. Mariestern. His Catholic orientation, led with the Pope as the head, which combines very many Nations, for the preservation of the Sorbian language and therefore also to the preservation of this culture. The However, by far the largest part of the contact belonged to the Evangelical Church. It had the structure of a country church with german-speaking overlords. So it was that the majority of these tribes over the years is merged with the German people. It is not surprising that the remaining so, Sorbian culture is inextricably linked to the Catholic faith.
In this region also called a Sorbian Catholic Church. It is characterized by intensive practice of faith, thank Jesus crosses, wayside, and depictions of Saints along the road edges. Some small chapel is located to the front of the House or close to the field. This intensity is quite not easy to cope with for outsiders, and especially for non-Catholics. Possibly, this is also a protection against further German assimilation. In ancient times, lived the Wendish tribes in decentralised structures. This formative element has survived in parts to this day and can be found among others in the location of Sorbian villages as well as their availability. They are located in a remarkably confusing and winding roads without continuous highways. However that is recognized since the turn of the increasingly as a deficiency and replaced by modern road construction. The Sorbian culture becomes the most important climax on Easter Sunday, the so-called still. This is a large procession today 10 procession moves and more than 1500 riders and their horses. They ride on Easter Sunday in the surrounding area and proclaim the glad tidings in singing and praying. A rich quarters is one of the culture of the Sorbs continue. The lunch Lady or Aquarius are well known to the Lausitzern. Hardly a place that may have not also a such mythological background. The Krabat legend would be to emphasize to the. She was a model for the eponymous Hollywood feature film and thus became worldwide celebrity. written by H. Muller