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Santa Claus is the legendary figure who brings gifts to the homes of the good children on Christmas Eve, December 24.

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What are the names of Santa's reindeer?

The most well-known names for the reindeer pulling Santa Claus' sleigh come from two sources. The names are: Dasher Dancer Prancer Vixen Comet Cupid Donner Blitzen Rudolf All but the last name come from the poem: 'Twas the Night before Christmas, commonly credited to Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863). It was actually written in 1807 by Major Henry Livingston, Jr. (1748-1828) with the title Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas. The names "Donner" and "Blitzen" were changed by Moore from "Dunder" and "Blixem." (See the related link for information on this poem's...
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Is Santa Claus real?

There are many opinions on this subject, and in general they can be broken down into three categories. The first group says that Santa is real, that he wears a red suit, and that he lives at the North Pole, making presents for kids and delivering them all over the world on Christmas eve in his sleigh. The second group says that he doesn't exist, and those things are impossible. The third group admits that he doesn't have a tactile presence,...
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How did Santa Claus originate?

Santa Claus is thought to have originated from the real St. Nicholas, with the "flying Santa" having it's origins in a mix of Norse mythology and the Christmas story. What is known for sure is that the modern, red-suited Santa Claus developed out of a 1931 advertising campaign put on by the Coca Cola company, in which the jolly old gentleman was dressed in red and white, the colors of Coca Cola. This image has continued to the present day. Saint Nicholas...
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How many reindeer does Santa Claus have?

According to popular culture, Santa Claus has 9 reindeer: Dasher Dancer Prancer Vixen Comet Cupid Donner Blitzen Rudolph 8...
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Who made up the story of Santa Claus?

Which story: The original Saint Nicholas story was not made up, it is true, he was a bishop in the Greek church in what is now Turkey. He lived from 270AD to 343AD. He did much to help the poor and often arranged for toys, etc. to be given to children on church festivals like Christmas in the churches he was responsible for. But that is about as far as it goes. As these stories spread to other countries over the centuries other...
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Name places where you might see Santa?

Mall, north pole, home, sky or put a camera under your tree and wait.
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Why do people put up Christmas trees?

Christmas trees originated in the Germanic states around the 15th century. Evergreen trees, especially the Fir tree, being beautiful and green in the winter were commonly used for decorations. The triangular shape was suggestive of the Christian Trinity and the evergreen trees were used to symbolize the "Tree of Life." The Christmas Tree originated in Rome. The Romans decorated their houses with evergreen leaves to celebrate their holiday Saturnalia. Since the Christians used Saturnalia to make Christmas they used the Romans idea about the...
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Who is Santa's biggest Reindeer called?

There are 8 reindeers that carry Santa's sleigh, 9 if you include Rudolf. All of them are the same size but if you listen to all the jingles and folk tales you'll hear that Rudolf was the extra reindeer, and the most special of them all. He was Santa's favourite and he led the reindeers to all destinations, so, in theory you could say Rudolf would be the answer to your question. ...
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What are the names of Santa's elves?

Santa Claus has many elves. They speak all different languages just like Santa Claus. If there is an average of one present per child, there needs to be a lot of elves to make all of those toys. Most children even get two to three presents from Santa Claus. Name a name, and at least one elf probably has that name. Jingle and Jangle are the names of the two elves who help Mrs. Claus in the movie, "The Year Without...
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What is Santa's address?

All that is necessary to write on the envelope of a letter to Santa is, on two lines: Santa Claus North Pole Other variations include: Santa Claus 1 Reindeer Lane North Pole 99705 or Santa Claus North Pole H0H 0H0 CANADA or Santa Claus P.O. Box 56009 North Pole, Alaska 99705-1099 Your post office will forward it for you. ___ In The United Kingdom, please send letters to Santa or Father Christmas to this address: Santa's Grotto, Reindeerland, XM4 5HQ In Australia, please send your letters to Santa to this address: Santa NORTH POLE 9999 ...
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Who wrote song santa Claus is coming to town?

It was written by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie, and was first sung on Eddie Cantor's radio show in November 1934.. ...
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Who named Santa's reindeer?

The names of Santa's reindeer are from the poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas", more commonly known as "The Night Before Christmas," written by Clement Clarke Moore in 1823. It is also a legend that Billy Mays named the reindeer. God named Santa's reindeer _______________________________________________________ Umm... ok... Well, God did create everything but I think it was Santa. i mean, God doesn't name your dog or your cat. you do. God can't force you to name your dog Maxwell (well he could but I...
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What does the German phrase Der Weihnachtsmann translate into?

Santa Claus. It`s literal meaning is "the man of Christmas".
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What are the 9 reindeers names?

Santa's 9 Reindeer are: Dasher Dancer Prancer Vixen Comet Cupid Donner Blitzen and the last but not least Rudolph!!!! ...
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Is Santa Claus really real or is he fake?

Unfortunately, Santa Claus is fake, it is your parents that put the presents under the Christmas tree. The character "Santa Claus" or "Saint Nickolaus" was inspired by a real man. That man was Saint Nickolaus. Saint Nick used to give food, clothes, money, and gifts to people in need. Therefore, in that sense, Santa Claus was once upon a time real. ...
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What are the flute notes for Santa Claus is coming to town?

G Ab Bb Bb C D Eb Eb G Ab Bb Bb Bb C Bb Ab Ab G Bb Eb G F Ab D Eb Eb F Eb D Eb C C Eb F Eb D Eb C Eb F G F G F F F D Eb F Eb Db C Bb G Bb Eb G F Ab D Eb ...
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Where does Santa Claus live?

There is no proof of exactly where he is and some think he lives in a magical place in the hearts and minds of all children who believe. Others have other opinions that are not yet fully confirmed. WikiAnswers contributors have given the following information: Santa Claus lives in Finland near the Arctic Circle. His house is about 8 kilometers north of Rovaniemi in Lapland. His address is: Joulumaantie 1 96930 Arctic Circle Finland In North America it is said that Santa lives on the...
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What time does Norad Track Santa begin?

Try from about 3:00 pm and keep checking it after because im not sure and that's what i do Christmas eve is go on about 2 and keep checking it all night ...
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What time does Santa take off?

He already has! He took off at about 11am GMT+0. He'll be making his way to Russia right now according to NORAD Tracking Center at time of writing. ...
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Who helps Santa Claus in making his gifts?

Santa's little helpers/elves
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What Nationality is Santa?

look out for saint Nikolas who is believed to be the figure behind Santa Claus, so in that View Santa Claus is Lycian (a region in Anatolia) which today is part of Turkey. Back then he has been recorded as part of a Greek colony and the speculation is that his nationality was Greek. Santa is North Polian > u < Santa can change the way he looks to be any nationality at all, and he is older than most of the...
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What is the history of Santa's sleigh?

Here is a quote from a source about the origin of Santa's sleigh: "Between 1804 and 1821 Santa Claus becomes an elf fully dressed in fur (from pelznichol?, see below) in an arctic landscape with reindeer and sleigh, all miniaturized." The source is When you get to the web page Click {Edit}{Find on this page} and type in the word sleigh This will get you started on more of the history. Check out... this is what it says... Does NORAD...
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How do you make an affordable durable statue?

start with a wire frame. The grade of the wire will be determined by the size and therefore the weight the wire will be supporting. for very large projects, you might want to try wood, though I have never done this. Cover the shaped form with window screening, again, shaped to whatever you want. Mix cement and smooth over and inside your shaped form pushing the cement through the small holes in screening as much as possible to make a solid form...