This is a project of vocational training in a European dimension on the theme of Christmas festivities in the context of regional, cultural and religious but also gastronomic traditions. This annual event is organised publicly by a member school of the AEHT, every year in an other country.
The 27th edition of the European Christmas event will be held in Riga, Latvia.
Date: December 2nd -8th, 2018 !!
Registration form only for member schools that have been preselected in spring 2018: registration form
Guidelines for the 2018 edition will be published in Summer
Christmas in Europe editions for the coming years :
- 2019: Barcelona, Spain
- 2020: Warsaw, Poland (to be confirmed)
- 2021: Colares-Sintra, Portugal (to be confirmed)
If you intend to take part in the Christmas in Europe event and wish to get more information beforehand on the different aspects of such a participation, please take a look at : New General Guidelines
The 2016 edition has been held in San Benedetto del Tronto and hosted no less than 100 participants from 17th schools from 11 countries. Here a video on the event:
The 2015 edition has been held in Diekirch, Luxembourg and hosted no less than 120 participants from 23rd schools from 14 countries. Here a video made by C. Invernizzi, a student of the Ermesidne High school in Mersch:
In 2013 in Marseille, 16 schools from 13 countries enjoyed the parade on December 10th leading them from the 'Old Port' through the city area 'Le Panier' back to the Town Hall, where the delegation were recieved by the deputy mayor, Mr Jacques Rocca Serra.
The delegations enjoyed their stay very much in Marseille, European Capital of Culture 2013.
This event has been co-funded in 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the Youth in Action Programme and since 2014 by the Erasmus+ KA1 Programme of the European Commission.
A team of 14 years old students of the High School Ermesinde Mersch (L) have shot a video during the 2012 edition of the Christmas in Europe event in Budapest (HU). This video will give you a good insight into the various aspects of this event and we hope to make you want to participate in one of the next editions.