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Dutch Culture 3: Santa Claus?

First of all I would like to apologise if the large pictures cause you any trouble in reading my blog. I do not know how to compress them.





In the English-speaking world, christmas is the most important feast towards the end of the year. People exchange gifts, undertake all kinds of christmas activities and children believe heartily in the existence of Santa Claus...



In the Netherlands, christmas is celebrated too, but the focus is not so much on the exchange of gifts… Continue

Added by Martin (NL) on November 11, 2008 at 23:30 — 2 Comments

From Clare to Here from YouTube to LiveIreland

It was sad to learn today of Ronnie Drew's passing on Saturday. I found out from someone in the chat room during Klara McDonnell's show.



It was also mentioned that there's some Ronnie Drew and Dubliners videos on YouTube, and that made me think of the documentary From Clare to Here with Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill that I'd seen there a while ago. So I decided if it wasn't already here at LI, it should be. It's in five parts, with a total running time probably a bit over 40… Continue

Added by MobyD on August 18, 2008 at 23:38 — 2 Comments

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