Santa Claus

dessert 3038810 1920 150x150 - Santa ClausIs there anyone who in childhood didn’t wait for Santa? Or rather waited for his presents? Let’s get to find out where did the tradition of Santa has its beginning.

Santa in UK – where did he come from?

Mental picture of Santa Claus, as a happy old man with chin and glasses, wearing red coat with white additions, was established in 1823. That year in Canada and United States was popular the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Just in it we can discover the first mention about Santa. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist also affected on image of Santa, which is known presently. Mental image of Santa Claus was popularized in lots of countries and now it’s hard to encounter a child who wouldn’t know what Santa Claus looks like.

Santa – history of letters

In 1871 mentioned political cartoonist drew Santa in their cabinet. Old man was glance through his mail and selected sheets into different piles. Pile of letters from impolite children’s parents was much bigger then second group. It can be treated as primal reference to contemporary holiday tradition of sending letters to the Santa. Not much later that caricaturist drew a painting of someone who puts letter with sign “St. Claus North Pole” in a mailbox.

Letter from Santa Claus?

So, we learned about origin of tradition of sending letters to Santa Claus but can Santa send a response to children? Of course! Kids say in their letters what gift they would like to receive and the Santa can bring it or answer and sum up kid’s politeness in current year. Do you want your child to receive a special letter from Santa? Prepare it on the website: Amazing message will be delivered to your home at every adress over the globe. All you have to do choose a template, write the name of your kid and modify the phrases as you want. However it’s not all – you can order dedicated video from Santa Claus too.

Santa Claus is amazing memory from our childhood. It’s worth to keep that tradition for our children. Services provided by Elfisanta seems to help for that purpose.