One of the best attractions during Disney Christmas Celebrations at Epcot is Holidays Around the World.

From November 25 to December 29 2011, guests can enjoy festive decorations, lively entertainment and the sights and sounds associated with holiday season traditions from all over the world.

The international Storytellers, positioned throughout Epcot’s World Showcase, share tales and traditions from their respective homelands daily during the afternoons.

The 2011 Christmas Holiday Storytellers Schedule at Epcot is:

Mexico

Celebrate with LosTres Reyes Magos, the Three Kings, as they tell of their journey to the Posada and traditions today. ?

1.45, 2.35, 3.20, 4.05, 4.45, 5.30, 6.30, and 7.30

Norway ?

Meet the storyteller Sigrid who will tell you of the mischievous Christmas Gnome, Julenissen. ?

3.10, 3.50, 4.30, 5.10, 5.50, 6.35, 7.15, and 7.55

China ?

Watch the agile Monkey King weave his tall tale with twists and turns celebrating Chinese New Year! ?

12.10, 12.45, 1.30, 2.15, 3.20, 4.00, 4.50, and 5.50

Germay ?

Listen as Helga tells the story of the first Christmas tree and the tale of her first Nutcracker. ?

1.00, 2.00, 2.55, 3.55, 5.30, 6.05, 6.40 and 7.15

Italy

Visit with Italy’s good Christmas witch, La Befana, as she remembers the Epiphany and her first Christmas 2,000 years ago! ?

1.00, 2.00, 2.40, 3.20, 4.20, 5.20, 6.00, and 6.45

AMERICAN ADVENTURE ?

Christmas

Whisper your Christmas wishes in Santa’s ear. Even Mrs. Claus will be there! ?

1.30–2.40, 3.30–4.40, 5.30–6.40, and 7.30–8.40??

Kwanzaa

Experience the spirit of Kwanzaa, a celebration of family, creativity and community. ?
12.20, 1.05, 1.50, 2.35, 3.20, 4.05, 4.45, and 6.00??

Hanukkah

Discover the connection of today’s Hanukkah tradition and the story of the brave Maccabees and the lamp that burned miraculously for eight days?

12.15, 1.00, 1.45, 2.25, 3.25, 4.00, 4.50, and 5.45

Japan

Hear the fascinating story of the Daruma doll and the Japanese customs of the NewYear! ?

12.50, 1.25, 2.15, 3.05, 4.00, 4.50, 5.35, and 6.45

France

Find Pčre Noël as he shares a letter from a little girl that recreates the magic of Christmas through the eyes of a child. ?

11.20, 11.55, 12.30, 1.15, 2.05, 3.30, 4.20, and 5.05

Morocco

Drum with Taarji, as he celebrates the customs of Ramadan and Ashura. ?

2.10, 2.55, 4.30, 5.35, 6.15, and 7.20

United Kingdom

Spend a moment with Father Christmas, as he makes traditions from Christmas past just as fun today. ?

2.45, 3.55, 4.35, 5.25, 6.10, 6.45, 7.30, and 8.25

Canada

See Nowell, a Canadian lumberjack, as he tells of his journey to find Santa at Christmastime.

11.15, 12.00, 12.45, 1.30, 2.30, 3.30, 4.30, and 5.15