Come and celebrate Dutch Christmas with the whole family!
In November Sinterklaas arrives by boat from Spain with his helpers to Holland. Sinterklaas looks like Santa Claus, but is somewhat thinner and has mitra and rod. He brings a big book where all the names of good and naughty children and his magic white horse, Americo.
On his birthday on December 5, Sinterklaas rides over the roofs on his horse Americo and drop presents gifts in the good children’s shoes, -if they the night before have remembered to put a carrot for the horse and a pair of “pepernoten”cookies in the shoes.
In connection with Nord Brabant’s European Gastronomy Region 2018, we celebrate Sinterklaas with Dutch specialty and a wonderful film “Winky’s horse.”
The film is told in Danish and incorporates the original Chinese and Dutch soundtrack,- so prepare yourself for film in many languages and for older as well as smaller children.
Before the film, Jochem van Rijn, the Dutch consul in Aarhus, tells about of the Dutch traditions.
You can taste real Dutch Christmas treats and after the movie, you can help make your own Dutch Christmas hat.
Price 25 kr p.p.The price includes screening and Dutch tastings from 10:00-12:30 in Kedlen, Godsbanen
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For the morning birds, why not come and and help us make the whole specialty “Pepernoten” in the Folkestedet from 08.30 to 09.30? If you love to bake, then can join in the fun. We give a cup of chocolate or coffee before we get started.
The price 35 kr. Includes bakery workshop, Filmscreening and tastings.
The Baking workshop is on the first floor at Folkstedet, 1.1 Carl Bloch Vej 7.
Afterwards we walk 5 minutes to the filmscreening in Kedlen at Godsbanen.
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About Winky’s horse
The 6-year-old Chinese girl Winky Wong moves with her mother to a small town in Holland, where her father runs a Chinese restaurant. It is difficult to move to a new country with other traditions and a completely different language. She loves visiting the neighbors Aunt Cor and Uncle Siem, who runs a riding school, and initially Winky’s only friend is a pony. Her biggest dream is to get her own horse, but where should she get one from? Her parents have no advice at all. One day at school, Winky hears about sinterklaas and when she is told that he will soon come to town, she suddenly gets new hope. Her father is very skeptical, but what does he understand about the customs of this country?
Winky’s horse / Het paard van Sinterklaas horse / Mischa Kamp / 2015 / NL / 95 min