Euromaxx reporter Axel Primavesi dons his Santa suit and heads to Korvatunturi in Finland to meet the real Father Christmas. On the way he stops off in Gällivare, Sweden, to take part in the annual Santa Winter Games.
There have been protests in the Netherlands over 'Black Pete.' That's the name given to the helpers who accompany the Dutch version of Santa Claus. People often daub their faces with black paint when they dress up to play the character because, according to folklore, Black Piet is a Moor from Spain. But many believe the character promotes racist stereotypes. Stefan Bos reports.
Scuffles have broken out across the Netherlands over the fictional character Black Pete, who traditionally helps St. Nick distribute Christmas presents to children who have been good.
Christmas is still six months away, but Santa Clauses around the world are already combing their beards and pulling on their boots. This week, they're spreading Christmas cheer at a conference in Denmark.
"Mary Poppins" was one of the most successful films of the 1960s. Now, after 54 years, a sequel is out. Will "Marry Poppins Returns" manage to fulfill Disney's blockbuster expectations?
Though Noam Chomsky has made his name as arguably the foremost political dissident of the last half a century, his intellectual legacy is firstly as a linguist. At the age of 90, he continues to talk the talk.
Signature sunglasses and platinum blond hair — Heino looks back at decades of folk and German pop music, and more recently, a foray into heavy metal. At age 80, he is a veritable music legend in the country.
Sometimes you have to look at an artwork twice to really understand how surreal it actually is. These artists have specialized in the art of illusions.
Characters who aren't white, male and straight have always existed in video games. They were just forgotten. High time to remember the beginnings of queer video games!
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