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Dresden Striezelmarkt 2014 – Higlights

Pyramid and Christmas Arch Festival


Dresden Pyramid Festival (13/12/2014)

With a height of 14 metres, the pyramid from the Erzgebirge overlooks the bustling Dresden Striezelmarkt. Wooden figures and motives of the sixlevel pyramid come to life at the Pyramid Festival on 10th December.

Dieter Uhlmann, the chief executive of the Verband der Erzgebirgischen Kunsthandwerker und Spielzeughersteller, introduces the history of handicraft and toy making in the Erzgebirge.

Foto: 14 meter above the market - the candle "pyramid"

The Pyramid Festival promises music highlights: the singing contest starts at 1:30 p.m.

Third weekend of Advent

Besucheranschrift 
Dresden Striezelmarkt
auf dem Altmarkt
01067 Dresden
Stadtplan 
Stadtplan
Öffnungszeiten 
13/12/ and 14/12/2014

Foto: Der  größte begehbare erzgebirgische Schwibbogen der Welt

Dresdem Schwibbogen Festival (14/12/2014)

The Sunday (3rd Advent) is dedicated to the world’s largest usable Christmas arch from the Erzgebirge, craftsmen from the whole region are being celebrated. Traditions and customs come to life through stories, carols and dances.

Foto: The winners of the Singing Contest 2009

Winners of the Singing Contest 2009
Photos (3): LHD/Dittrich