How Christmas is celebrated in northern (urban) and southern (rural) Germany.
Hamburg and a village near Berchtesgaden in Bavaria, Germany.
VS.including C.Us of snow covered fir trees.LS.Zoom into C.U. panning shot of choir boys singing "Es ist ein Ros entsprungen" a traditional German carol, in the Lutheran Evangelical church of St. Peter in Hamburg. CU.Candle held by choir boy. VS.Austrian men and women dressed in traditional costume leaving their houses in a village near Berchtesgarten in Bavaria, Southern Germany, and making their way to church. CU.Clergy lighting candles on altar. MS. Priest turning round from altar and beginning service. CU. Old woman making the sign of the Cross. Three C.Us of people listening to prayers. LS. of young girls choir singing "Silent Night" in German.