• Short Summary

    THE FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS, CELEBRATED IN MANY CONTINENTAL COUNTRIES IN THE FIRST WEEK IN?

  • Description

    THE FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS, CELEBRATED IN MANY CONTINENTAL COUNTRIES IN THE FIRST WEEK IN DECEMBER, IS A SPECIAL TREAT FOR THE CHILDREN OF THE WEST GERMAN CITY OF NUREMBERG.

    THERE, BEFORE THE ANCIENT CHURCH OF OUR LADY, A CHRISTMAS MARKET IS HELD, AND THE TOYS FOR WHICH THE CITY IS FAMOUS ARE SOLD. PROCEEDS ARE GIVEN TO THE CHURCH.

    THIS IS A FAVOURITE TIME FOR THE CHILDREN. ALL THE TRADITIONAL FIGURES ARE REPRESENTED, AND THE ARRIVAL OF ST. NICHOLAS IS HERALDED WITH A FANFARE OF TRUMPETS. THE CHILDREN ARE GIVEN GINGERBREAD FIGURES OF THEIR PATRON SAINT, AND WANDER THROUGH THE WONDERLAND OF THE MARKET.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3VMVLAW8GURYPIJ5UI1JCE00O
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VMVLAW8GURYPIJ5UI1JCE00O
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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