Let us tell you a little bit about the cities behind the Christmas Cities network.
The Christmas Cities network started with participation in international exhibition setting up in Rovaniemi in Finland open in November 2005 in the Christmas House as the Arctic Circle in Rovaniemi. At the exhibition participants presents their traditional and stories regarding to Christmas.
Himmelpfort - Germany
"Coeli porta!" - "heaven´s gate" shouted an overwhelming Brother Otto in the year 1299 when he saw this unique landscape.
Steyr - Austria
"Austria´s offcial Christmas Town"
Sélestat - France
Sélestat can pride oneself on having in its places the oldest known written mention in the world of the tradition of the Christmas tree (1521)
Mývatn - Iceland
"Magical Mývatn - Yuletide wonderland and the home of the 13 Icelandic Yule Lads"
Merry Christmas - Gleðileg Jól - Hyyva joulua - Joyeux Noël -
Froehliche Weihnachten -
Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto.