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Christmas Revels ~ December 2011

A Bavarian Celebration of the Winter Solstice

Photos & videography by David Bazemore   ·   Click the images for a larger view

Frau Hölle and her featherbed

The Perchten

Sankt Nikolaus and Knecht Ruprecht

Lighting the first Advent candle

O Du Fröliche, O Du Selige,
“O Joyful, O Blessed”

Circle Dance

Vinum Schenk Ein

Sankt Nikolaus “wets his whistle”

Schuhplattler Dance

“The Holly and the Ivy”

Ich Geh Mit Meine Laterne


Laßt Uns Froh und Munter Sein, “Let’s Be Joyful and Lively”

The Legend of Sankt Nikolaus

In Dulce Jubilo


The Lists of Sankt Nikolaus


Sankt Nikolaus reads a salutation

The Lord of the Dance

Das Alphorn

Abbots Bromley Horn Dance

O Tannenbaum

Ihr Kinderlein, Kommet, “Come, Little Children”

Zillertaler Ländler dance


“The Twelve Days of Christmas”


Hanswurst and The Dragon



Dr. Thaddadl



“The Happy Wanderer”


“Sussex Mummers Carol”

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