Santa Claus: his name around the world…

Santa Claus and his many names…

CountryName
BelgiumPere Noel
BrazilPapai Noel
ChileViejo Pascuero (“Old Man Christmas”)
ChinaDun Che Lao Ren (“Christmas Old Man”)
NetherlandsKerstman
FinlandJoulupukki
FrancePere Noel
GermanyWeihnachtsmann (“Christmas Man”)
HawaiiKanakaloka
HungaryMikulas (St. Nicholas)
ItalyBabbo Natale
JapanHoteiosho (a god or priest who bears gifts)
NorwayJulenissen (“Christmas gnome”)
PolandSwiety Mikolaj (St. Nicholas)
RussiaDed Moroz (“Grandfather Frost”)
SwedenJultomten (“Christmas brownie”)
United KingdomFather Christmas

This is not a full list by any means, but it is a good start and if anyone has more, then tell me and I will add it to the list…

Have a great Christmas, no matter when it is for you or your family…

Kyle and Sveta Keeton

Posted by Kyle Keeton
Windows to Russia…

kKEETON @ Windows to Russia…

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A survivor of six heart attacks and a brain tumor, a grumpy bear of a man, who has declared Russia as his new and wonderful home (&) Honestly, I have no idea how much to ask for, but is a gift of even $1 something you'd be able to consider, to help keep Windows to Russia online in a Tiny Russian Village?