23 min

#041 True or false? Crazy Christmas traditions from around the world | BMW Podcas‪t‬ The BMW Podcast | Changing Lanes

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Christmas Eve is just around the corner. The presents are bought and the cookies are baked. Whether Santa Claus, Sinterklaas or Father Frost - the man with the white beard is represented in many cultures. We have looked into less common Christmas traditions and prepared a quiz with curious facts for you. Guess some unusual, spooky and festive traditions from all over the world with us, in this Christmas episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW. 




01:55 Santa’s dark side in Germany 

03:47 Christmas decorations in Russia 

05:30 Party in Mexico 

07:02 Catalan caganer in Spain 

09:30 Highwaymen of Scotland

11:16 Christmas pickle in the USA

13:20 Carollers in Brazil 

15:35 The Swedish Gävlebocken

18:50 Flight attendants in Japan 

20:00 The sons of mountain trolls in Iceland




“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

Christmas Eve is just around the corner. The presents are bought and the cookies are baked. Whether Santa Claus, Sinterklaas or Father Frost - the man with the white beard is represented in many cultures. We have looked into less common Christmas traditions and prepared a quiz with curious facts for you. Guess some unusual, spooky and festive traditions from all over the world with us, in this Christmas episode of "Changing Lanes", the official podcast of BMW. 




01:55 Santa’s dark side in Germany 

03:47 Christmas decorations in Russia 

05:30 Party in Mexico 

07:02 Catalan caganer in Spain 

09:30 Highwaymen of Scotland

11:16 Christmas pickle in the USA

13:20 Carollers in Brazil 

15:35 The Swedish Gävlebocken

18:50 Flight attendants in Japan 

20:00 The sons of mountain trolls in Iceland




“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

23 min

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