Saturday, Sep 24, 2022

Santa Claus


Ho ho ho! This Guinness record holding Santa school trains you to become Father Christmas (details inside)

December 25, 2021 8:52 pm

"I think it is a really important foundation for anybody that wants to be Santa," student Michael Beurer told the Guinness Book of World Records website

Yes, there is a Santa Claus. And no, Covid-19 won't stop him

December 25, 2021 2:19 pm

In what’s become its own wildly popular tradition, the Colorado-based North American Aerospace Defense Command provides real-time updates on Santa’s progress Dec. 24, from 4 a.m. to midnight MST.

British tourists head to snowy Lapland seeking Santa Claus

December 19, 2021 1:04 pm

The city of Rovaniemi in Lapland is the official hometown of Santa Claus, its tourism website says, with attractions that include a Santa Claus village and trips inside the Arctic Circle

Italian bishop gives children harsh news: there is no Santa Claus

December 15, 2021 12:04 pm

🔴 This year, nationalists opened a new front in Italy’s fight over the shape of Christmas.

Five ways reindeer are perfectly evolved for pulling Santa's sleigh

December 12, 2021 12:40 pm

It turns out that the biology of reindeer makes them ideal for the job.

US: The Santa experience this year is a mix of laps, distancing

November 25, 2021 8:30 pm

Some Santas will remain behind barriers that popped up last year for safety. At Minnesota’s Mall of America, the big man will be housed in a log cabin behind a window with guests seated on benches in front of him.

Covid-19 kills 26 in Belgian care home after Santa Claus visit

January 01, 2021 1:44 pm

At least 26 residents of a Belgian care home have died of Covid-19 and dozens more are infected after a volunteer dressed as Santa Claus distributed presents.

In Brazil, Santas are scuba-diving with sharks to help kids understand animals, oceans

December 16, 2020 4:09 pm

Guests do not have to worry about their safety in the pandemic, because the entire activity is socially-distanced for children, for them to enjoy the uniqueness of the festivity

Beer, milk, biscuits: What children around the world leave for Santa Claus to eat on Christmas

December 15, 2020 12:32 pm

Children look forward to his arrival every year, and sometimes, even leave some snacks and goodies behind for him to claim.

In Santa's mailbag, a peek into children's pandemic worries

November 27, 2020 7:45 pm

Arriving by the tens of thousands, the letters, notes and cards — some mere scribbles, other elaborate labors of love in colored pens — are revealing windows into the tender minds of their young authors, and of adult Santa fans also asking for respite and happiness