Pre-Christmas Invasion of Santa Clauses
Before the New Year holidays is a few days, and now Grandfathers Frost and Santa Claus can be found around the world in the most unexpected places and companies: for helicopters, ice hole, and even close to the tigers, beluga whales and crocodiles.
Small report on a New Year's theme. At the same time we shall understand, what Santa Claus is different from Santa Claus.
Race dressed as Santa Claus in Germany.
Let us first define who is who.
In the West - it is Santa Claus - Father Christmas who brings presents to children on Christmas Day. Catholics, Protestants and Orthodox Christians in many countries celebrate it on December 25. Home to Santa Claus is considered to be Lapland.
Our answer to Santa Claus - Santa Claus or the main fairy tale character on the holiday of the New Year. It is Christmas Eastern Slavic one donor. Father Christmas is usually dressed in a blue or red coat, a long beard, it is inseparable with his granddaughter Snow Maiden and with a stick in his hand is riding a troika of horses.
Since 1998, the birthplace of Santa Claus in Russia is the city of Great Ustyug, and since 2005 the official birthday of Father Frost is considered November 18 - the day when in the Great Ustyug usually hit the first hard frost.
This 58-year-old teacher of the Krasnoyarsk Aerospace College, rides on a makeshift water craft on the Yenisei.
Beluga trying on the hat of Santa Claus in the city of Yokohama aquarium, Japan.
The striking appearance of the character of the New Year in a hospital in Guatemala City.
Santa Claus with reindeer and sleigh in his native Lapland.
The residence of Santa Claus, Lapland.
Very charismatic grandfather, Lapland.
New Year's gift for the Sumatran tiger, zoo in Australia.
Interesting Photo: Palestinians on the wall of Jerusalem's Old City - District area of only 0.9 km in Jerusalem, Israel.
Warm up before a charity marathon in London, England.
Ski Resort in Newry, Maine US.
Guatemalan firefighter dressed as Santa Claus distributes toys so children living in slums under the bridge. Guatemala.
These tough guys on motorcycles Harley Davidson also love Christmas and New Year, the US state of Illinois.
An attempt to put the record Guinness in the Indian city of Chennai 1500 school children aged three to five years, dressed in costumes of Santa Clauses, made just such a star.
In those days, lead to loading trees on the boat better dressed as Santa Claus, Hamburg, Germany.
Another annual race of Santa Claus. At this time in the Scottish city of Edinburgh.
Here is a classic from the entry into the building through a pipe, England.
Christmas presents modern dinosaurs at the crocodile farm in Manila, Philippines.
Pre swimming in the hole, Liaoning Province, China.
Santa Claus and white whales in the aquarium of San Diego, California.