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A Festival of Carols

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From Britain, Denmark, Finland, Germany, and Holland
On this Christmas Eve five television services combine by Eurovision to present a programme of Christmas carols.

From Britain:
The Choir of Chichester Cathedral
Organist and Master of the Choristers, John Birch

From Denmark:
The Copenhagen Boys Choir
In the Grundtvig Church, Copenhagen
Conducted by Niels Mailer

From Finland:
The Students Choir of the Sibelius Academy
In the Chapel of the Otaniemi Village, near Helsinki
Conductor, Harald Andersen

From Germany:
The Waakirchner and Fischbachauer Singers
Harpists, Hans and HansI Saurer
In the Chapel of Blutenburg Castle, near Munich

From Holland:
The Hague Boys Choir
In the Oude Kerk, Scheveningen
Conductor, Marius Borstlap

Contributors

Singers (From Britain): The Choir of Chichester Cathedral
Organist and Master of the Choristers (From Britain): John Birch
Presented by (From Britain): Kenneth Savidge
Singers (From Denmark): The Copenhagen Boys Choir
[Choir] conducted by (From Denmark): Niels Mailer
Presented by (From Denmark): Ole Dreyer
Singers (From Finland): The Students Choir of the Sibelius Academy
[Choir] conductor (From Finland): Harald Andersen
Presented by (From Finland): Carl Mesterton
Singers (From Germany): The Waakirchner and Fischbachauer Singers
Harpist (From Germany): Hans Saurer
Harpist (From Germany): Hansl Saurer
Presented by (From Germany): Hans Stepan
Singers (From Holland): The Hague Boys Choir
[Choir] conductor (From Holland): Marius Borstlap
Presented by (From Holland): Rob Mariouw Smit
Technical supervision: Eric Griffiths
Narrator: Robert Hudson
Produced for the European Broadcasting Union by: Noble Wilson

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