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Audio and video downloads of Christmas Festival now available

Just in time for the holidays, audio and video downloads of the 2018 St. Olaf Christmas Festival are now available free of charge.

Listen to or watch the entire concert on your computer, tablet, or mobile device, and enjoy the inspiring sounds and traditions of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival.

This year’s Christmas Festival, Good News of Great Joy, was held November 29-December 2. The video production of the festival is made possible by the generosity and support of the Tomson Family Foundation, the Mark and Laura Johnson family, and David and Cynthia Hill.

Visit to learn more and experience the Christmas Festival for yourself.

St. Olaf Orchestra Conductor Steven Amundson leads musicians during the 2018 Christmas Festival.

First held in 1912, the St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States. Led by five conductors, it features more than 500 student musicians who are members of the college’s world-renowned choirs and orchestra.

Read a profile of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival in Faith & Leadership, the online magazine of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.