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CLIP 6221

Christmas market in Bremen

Christmas market in Bremen
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Key Info
  • Christmas market in Bremen
  • Duration: 02:19
  • Every December, Bremen's 600-year-old town square comes alive with one of the most atmospheric of Germany's many festive markets. Over 170 stalls are packed with Christmas gifts and decorations, and the air is full of aromas from the huge variety of food stalls. At night the whole area is lit up with lanterns and festive lights. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 20 December 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education

       Topic:

    Celebrations and Festivals

  • Keywords: Christianity, festivals, Germany, Bremen, market, buskers, carols, shopping, Christmas presents
Ideas for use in class
  • This clip could be used to compare and contrast festivals within cultures and religions. Different forms of expression of the celebrations around Christmas could be a research theme.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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