All Videos: Christmas World
Seiffen: Christmas VillageSeiffen offers a real Christmas in Germany. Seiffen's Christmas village is the official Christmas village in Germany. Seiffen is located in the south of Dresden, in the Ore Mountain area, in the German Erzgebirge Mountains, near the border of the Czech Republic. Many wooden candle pyramids, angels, nutcrackers, candlesticks, and toys related to Christmas are produced in Seiffen. Erzgebirge handicraft traditions, with Christmas themes, have become the most important source of income for the village. During the Christmas season, candles beautifully illuminate the streets of Seiffen, and the traditional wooden handicrafts are sold in the workshops.
Trier Christmas marketTrier is the oldest town in Germany. Visit the Trier Christmas market with a very warm atmosphere and discover this beautiful city, built over 2,000 years ago. In over 90 festively decorated wooden kiosks of Trier Christmas market, one can find Christmas articles such as Christmas decorations, wooden toys, candles, hand-blown or engraved glassware, gift articles, ceramics, etc. In the German Christmas market of Trier, you can also find a variety of gastronomic specialities of the region, and naturally the "Reibekuchen"(potatoes) and the "Gluehwein" too.
Madrid : Three kings paradeVIDEO: Three Kings parade / procession in Madrid - Christmas in Spain
The Three Kings Parade, called Cabalgata, is held every year in Madrid in Spain on Jan. 5. There are about 20 beautiful floats, filled with children and adults in nice costumes, who throw candies. Most towns in Spain arrange colorful parades representing the arrival of the Reyes Magos (three kings) to town. In Spanish tradition on January 6, three of the Kings: Melchior, Gaspar, and Balthazar, representing Arabia, the Orient, and Africa, arrived on horse, camel and elephant, bringing respectively gold, frankincense and myrrh to the baby Jesus.