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The Düsseldorf Christmas markets are in full swing for the festive season, where cheerful locals interact freely with visitors from many countries near and far. New release English original language movies are on offer in the movie theatres again this week.

Amazing Dusseldorf expat guide for the state capital of NRW features specially selected articles that view life from the standpoint of expats and business visitors. Düsseldorf is international, friendly and presents a high quality of life to its residents.


Movies and Films

"The Hobbit" is back in the new release of CineStar, which is also showing "Magic in the Moonlight" and "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay" English language movies. "Exhibition" is Filmkunstkinos' latest in English language as well as "Timbuktu" and many other OmU films.

Christmas Market Düsseldorf


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Varied and quite beautiful, themed collections of small booths can be found across the centre of Düsseldorf. Traditional German gingerbread, marzipan, roasted chestnuts and mulled wine are on offer to tease the palate. Artisan crafts such as crib figures and other merchandise make perfect Christmas presents.


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Anglican Church

The evangelical church is a member of the Anglican Diocese of Europe providing a spiritual home for international English-speakers in the Düsseldorf and Ruhr region. Its members are varied in background, age, and denominational heritage.

Merry Christmas

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This is the time of year when half the globe's population take a moment to indulge in the perfumes of cinnemon, cardamom, roasts, savouries, puddings and perhaps eggnog. There may also be the scent of a pine tree brought in from the cold and decorated to perfection.


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Street Art

Many examples of street art can be found tucked away in residential side streets and more openly on house frontages or bridges. Kiefernstrasse is an exciting street to visit. In Düsseldorf, graffiti has outlived its day and property or vehicles are less defaced in most places.

Mayor's Greeting

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The attractiveness of Düsseldorf as a place to both live and work is the number one motivation for highly qualified professionals from Germany and abroad to move here. Our goal is for you and your family’s experiences in Düsseldorf to exceed your expectations.


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