Santa 300x200 SantaIs there anyone who in his youth didn’t wait for Santa? Or rather waited for his gifts? Let’s get to know where did the history of Santa Claus originate from.

Santa Claus in UK – where did he come from?

Mental image of Santa, as a funny man with beard and spectacles, wearing red coat with white elements, was established in 1823. That year in Canada and United States was popular the poem „A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Right there we can find the first reference about Santa Claus. Thomas Nasta – political cartoonist additionally affected on concept of Santa, which we have currently. Mental picture of Santa Claus was popularized in lots of countries and currently it’s difficult to find a kid who wouldn’t know what Santa Claus looks like.

Santa – history of letters

In 1871 Thomas Nast political cartoonist drew Santa in their cabinet. Old man was reading his mail and selected cards into different piles. Group of letters from naughty children’s parents was significantly bigger in comparison with second pile. We can treat it as the first reference to curretly holiday tradition of sending letters to the Santa. Not much later Nast drew a painting of someone who puts letter with adress „St. Claus North Pole” in a postbox.

Response from Santa?

So, we learned about beginning of tradition of sending messages to Santa but can Santa Claus write a response to the child? Why not! Kids say in their letters what they would like to get and the Santa is able to bring it or answer and sum up kid’s behavior in current year. Would you like your child to receive an amazing letter from Santa? Prepare surprise here: Amazing letter will be delivered to your home at every place over the globe. Just choose a layout, add the first name of your child and modify the phrases as you wish. However it’s not everything – you can order personalized video from Santa too.

Santa is amazing character from our the old days. It’s worth to continue that idea for our children. Services offered by Elfisanta can help for that purpose.