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    In beeld

    Episode 53: Winschoten

    First aired: Thursday, 26 November 2015 at 17.32 hours

    What do the words Mill City, tellerlikker and Sodom have in common? These are all names for (residents of) Winschoten where we take a look in today’s episode of In Beeld.

    The city of Winschoten functions as a center within the municipality of Oldambt. At the end of the nineteenth and early twentieth century it developed as a true commercial city, which had a large Jewish community. From this community stems the nickname "Sodommers” They thought the Winschoters lived dissolute lives. The Second World War is a black page in the history of the city. After 1945 the city’s Jewish community was completely eliminated.

    Winschoten has a well-known annual fair, called Adrillen. The All Saints' market takes place on the first Monday of November. A week later there’s another smaller fair, called Leutje Adrillen. The market attracts between 80 000 and 100 000 visitors.

    Roos takes a look at shopping center 't Rond and walkes in the large City Park. She questions the ‘tellerlikkers’ she encounters about living in Winschoten.

    About this program:

    IN BEELD brings the people of our region "in the picture".

    Weekly Podium.TV will bring the people of our beautiful villages in picture in the north of the Netherlands. To meet special people, to see the village and told wonderful stories. There are hundreds of villages in the northern provinces and all of them are worth to get the attention.