Santa Claus’ Hometown Is Finland’s Rovaniemi

Santa Claus’ Hometown Is Finland’s Rovaniemi

Santa Claus or Saint Nicholas, the Roman Catholic legendary figure for Christmas gift-giving, is said to have his hometown in Finland, at Rovaniemi. Hence, those who love to feel his presence, have a real place to visit – a town in Lapland, a Finnish province. Santa Claus, the fat and jolly guy who laughs, “Ho, […]

Invasion of the Drunken Santa Claus: New York SantaCon

Invasion of the Drunken Santa Claus: New York SantaCon

There is nothing sweeter than a child’s innocent belief in Santa Claus, but if that belief is to stay in tact, New York was not the place to be this weekend. Hundreds of drunken people, all dressed like Santa Claus, invaded the streets of New York for the annual SantaCon. As if Santa did not […]

Santa Claus Shot During Toy Drive

Santa Claus Shot During Toy Drive

Santa Claus was shot twice in the upper back with a pellet gun on Tuesday morning during a toy drive for some 800 needy children.  The shooting took place in Washington, D.C., during the 22nd annual toy giveaway at Barry Farm, before old Kris Kringle had even had the chance to hand out one gift. […]

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