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200 years of Silent Nights to be celebrated next year

200 years of Silent Nights to be celebrated next year
 
Silent-Night-Chapel in Oberndorf, Austria, where the song was first performed in 1818. Gakuro/CC/Wikimedia

Translated into more than 200 languages, the classic Christmas song Stille Nacht, better known around the globe as Silent Night, turns two hundred years old in 2018. Heidi Fuller-love reports from Salzburgerland in Austria, where celebrations are due to mark the anniversary are due to kick off in the New Year.


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