Santa - there anyone who in his youth did not wait for Santa? Or rather looked forward to his gifts? It’s worth to know where did the tradition of Santa originate from.

Santa in UK – how it started?

Mental picture of Santa Claus, as a funny man with chin and spectacles, wearing red costume with white additions, was established in 1823. At that time in Canada and USA was popular the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Just in it we can find the first reference about Santa Claus. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist additionally affected on image of Santa, which is known nowadays. Mental picture of Santa Claus was popularized in lots of countries and now it’s hard to encounter a kid who wouldn’t know what Santa Claus looks like.

Santa – tradition of letters

In 1871 Thomas Nast caricaturist painted Santa in their cabinet. Man was glance through his mail and selected sheets into different groups. Pile of letters from naughty children’s parents was much extensive then second group. We can treat it as primal reference to curretly holiday tradition of writting letters to the Santa. A few years later that cartoonist drew a painting of man who puts letter with adress „St. Claus North Pole” in a letterbox.

Response from Santa Claus?

Well, we learned about beginning of tradition of writting letters to Santa but can Santa Claus write a response to the child? Why not! Children write in their messages what they would like to receive and the Santa is able to bring it or write back and appraise kid’s behavior during year. Would you like your kid to get an unique letter from Santa? Prepare surprise on the website: Amazing message will be sent to your house at every adress over the world. Just choose a layout, add the name of your kid and modify the text as you want. However it’s not all – there is available for order dedicated video from Santa too.

Santa Claus is amazing character from our the old days. It’s worth to keep that idea for our kids. Services offered by Elfisanta can help in it.