After an eventful year, Christmas looks different from previous years.

To keep the festive mood going, Ziggo TV (channel 13) has put together a dazzling range of musical live shows on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

The

Ziggo Xmas Show

is hosted by singer Edsilia Rombley.

On Friday, December 25, she will look back with Candy Dulfer and Jeroen van der Boom on the past year and sing a few songs in the studio in between.

On Saturday, December 26, Mike Peterson and Berget Lewis will be visiting.

In between shows, the artists give a Christmas surprise to people who can use this well.

Christmas Day with Trijntje Oosterhuis, Maan, André Hazes and De Jeugd van Today

Christmas Day starts with a classical concert by the National Elderly Fund (10.55 am), which was recorded in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.

At 12.10 pm you will see a recording of Trijntje Oosterhuis who plays her greatest hits of the past 25 years together with the Metropole Orchestra and guest artists such as Davina Michelle and Marco Borsato.

Maan de Steenwinkel will take over at 1.25 pm.

The singer performed in the Ziggo Dome last summer and could be followed via a livestream.

If you

missed

the

Larger Than Live

performance, now is your chance to see the concert for the first time.

During the day, performances and concerts by, among others, Ruben Hein, Nielson, André Hazes and Glennis Grace.

The Youth of Today will close the first day of the musical spectacle at 9.50 pm.

Despite the corona measures, Willie Wartaal, Faberyayo and Vieze Fur are having a party in the Ziggo Dome.

View the full programming of the

Ziggo Xmas Show

on Christmas Day here.

Boxing Day with Mike Peterson, Berget Lewis and Tino Martin

Edsilia will welcome you back to the studio on Boxing Day at 10.45 am, after which ensemble Fuse, the 'house band' of the music program

Podium Witteman

, will play a short show from the Uitmarkt.

Next, Mike Peterson not only joins Edsilia, but the participant of talent show

Blood Sweat and Tears

will also pay an ode to pop legend Tom Jones at 11.10.

At 2.35pm it's time for

The Christmas Show 2017: A Christmas Carrol

in which Buddy Vedder plays a young Scrooge.

Carlo Boszhard, Yolanthe Cabau, Danny de Munk and illusionist Victor Mids also have a role in the modern adaptation of the world-famous Christmas story.

Halfway through the day, Berget Lewis also comes along in a short update of the

Ziggo Xmas Show

.

At 5:05 pm a short special of the soul diva can be seen from De Kleine Komedie in which she sings a number of songs by Tina Turner.

She also pays tribute to all people who work in healthcare with a cover of

Help

by The Beatles.

Folk singer Tino Martin will be next at 5.25 pm with the show

Het Concert van mijn Dromen XL

(2017), with guest appearances by Glennis Grace and Gerard Joling.

After this spectacular concert you will see the

Larger Than Live

shows by Nielson (7.10 pm) and Maan de Steenwinkel (8.15 pm).

The Boxing Day will be concluded with rousing dance beats from

We Own The Night TV

(9:45 PM).

View the full program of the

Ziggo Xmas Show

on Boxing Day here.

Digital Christmas party with Ziggo

In between performances the Ziggo Xmas Crew occasionally passes by with tips for a successful 'digital Christmas party'.

Experts tell you how to watch the same movie together from a distance, how to set up a cozy digital fireplace, and how to provide a Christmas tree with smart lighting.

In addition to all the musical gifts, Ziggo customers can also watch a large number of films for free during the Christmas season.

In addition to the well-known and traditional Christmas films, you can stream

La La Land

,

Paddington

and

The Hateful Eight

completely free of charge.

Via the Ziggo Movies & Series (X) L package you also get access to the best films and unparalleled series.