FILE – In this Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 file photo, Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas, arrives in Dokkum, northern Netherlands. The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organizes the event announced Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020.

Peter Dejong

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public fanfare this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organizes the event announced Wednesday.

Each year, thousands of children and parents pack the streets of the town or city hosting the event

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