Santa Claus

Santa Claus - of us in his youth did not look forward to Santa Claus? Or rather looked forward to his gifts? Let’s get to find out where did the tradition of Santa Claus come from.

Santa in UK – how it started?

Mental image of Santa, as a jolly man with beard and glasses, dressed in red coat with white additions, was established in 1823. At that time in Canada and United States became popular the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Right in it we can discover the first reference about Santa. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist additionally had influence on concept of Santa, which is popular presently. Mental image of Santa Claus was spreaded in many countries and currently it’s difficult to find a child who wouldn’t be able to describe what Santa Claus looks like.

Santa – history of letters

In 1871 mentioned political cartoonist drew Santa Claus in their cabinet. Man was glance through his letters and sorted sheets into different piles. Group of letters from impolite children’s parents was much extensive in comparison with second group. We can treat it as the first reference to contemporary tradition of sending letters to the Santa. A few years later Nast drew a picture of man who puts envelope with sign „St. Claus North Pole” in a mailbox.

Letter from Santa?

So, we learned about beginning of history of sending messages to Santa but can Santa Claus write a letter to the child? Of course! Children write in their messages what present they would like to get and the Santa Claus can give it or answer and sum up kid’s politeness during year. Do you want your kid to receive a special response from Santa? Order surprise on the website: Amazing letter will be sent to your home at every adress over the world. Just choose a layout, write the name of your kid and edit the phrases as you wish. However it’s not everything – you can order personalized video from Santa Claus too.

Santa is amazing character from our childhood. It’s worth to keep that idea for our children. Possibilities offered by Elfisanta seems to help for that purpose.