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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.
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.