Carol singers gather for the official start of the traditional carol singer tour in Hildesheim

 
Carol singers gather for the official start of the traditional carol singer tour in Hildesheim
Young carol singers gather for the official start of the traditional carol singer tour in the northern German town of Hildesheim December 30, 2008. The carolling tradition takes place from Christmas till Three Kings Day (January 6) whereby carol singers walk from house to house to collect money for charity projects and wishing families all the best. REUTERS/Christian Charisius (GERMANY)