Santa Claus

Santa Claus - 53degreesmagazine.deIs there anyone who in childhood did not wait for Santa? Or rather looked forward to his gifts? It’s worth to know where did the history of Santa Claus come from.

Santa in UK – when it was created?

Mental image of Santa Claus, as a funny old man with beard and spectacles, dressed in red coat with white additions, comes from the 1823. That year in Canada and United States was known the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Just in it we can discover the first reference about Santa Claus. Thomas Nasta – caricaturist additionally affected on image of Santa Claus, which we have presently. Mental image of Santa was popularized in many countries and now it’s difficult to encounter a kid who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa Claus looks like.

Santa – history of letters

In 1871 mentioned political cartoonist painted Santa Claus in their cabinet. Old man was glance through received letters and sorted cards into two piles. Pile of sheets from naughty children’s parents was much bigger then second pile. It was primal reference to contemporary tradition of writting messages to the Santa. Not much later that caricaturist drew a painting of man who puts letter with sign „St. Claus North Pole” in a mailbox.

Response from Santa Claus?

Well, we learned about beginning of tradition of writting messages to Santa Claus but can Santa Claus write a letter to kids? Why not! Children say in their messages what they would like to get and the Santa can give it or answer and appraise child’s politeness during year. Would you like your kid to get a special response from Santa Claus? Prepare surprise on the website: Unusual message will be sent to your home at every adress over the world. All you have to do choose a template, write the first name of your child and modify the text as you want. However it’s not everything – you can order personalized video from Santa too.

Santa Claus is unusual character from our childhood. It’s worth to keep that tradition for our children. Services given by Elfisanta seems to help in it.