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Rick Steves' European Christmas (Expired) Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 14, 2010 -- 10:00 PM

After producing a hundred of his travel shows, Rick Steves and his crew finally celebrated Christmas in Europe. Rick and his gang brought home a vivid and intimate look at how seven diverse cultures celebrate Christmas. From England to Norway, Burgundy to Bavaria, and Rome to the top of the Swiss Alps, this special gets you down on the carpet with wide-eyed children, up in the loft with the finest choirs, and into the kitchen with grandma and all her secrets. You'll experience traditional European Christmas like never before: from flaming puddings and minced pies in jolly old England to angelic girls' choirs sporting flickering crowns of candles in Olso. From grandpa reading the Bible high in Switzerland to the pope in a jam-packed St. Peter's basilica for midnight Mass. Above all, you'll be treated to traditional European holiday music -- unfamiliar to most American ears -- performed by families and choirs in their homes, chapels and cathedrals.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Channel 9: Sun, Dec 26, 2010 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 26, 2010 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Channel 9: Sat, Dec 25, 2010 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 25, 2010 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED Channel 9: Sat, Dec 25, 2010 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 25, 2010 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Channel 9: Fri, Dec 24, 2010 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 24, 2010 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Dec 19, 2010 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 19, 2010 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED Channel 9: Sun, Dec 19, 2010 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 19, 2010 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Channel 9: Sun, Dec 19, 2010 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 19, 2010 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED Channel 9: Sat, Dec 18, 2010 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 18, 2010 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED Channel 9: Sat, Dec 18, 2010 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Dec 18, 2010 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Channel 9: Fri, Dec 17, 2010 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 17, 2010 -- 8:30 PM
  • KQED Channel 9: Fri, Dec 17, 2010 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Dec 17, 2010 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Dec 17, 2010 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Dec 17, 2010 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Dec 16, 2010 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 16, 2010 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 15, 2010 -- 4:00 AM
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