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Saint Nicholas Day!

On December 6th, it is Saint Nicholas Day. This day is the beginning of the Christmas and festive activities in several countries in Europe. This day is celebrated because it is the date when Saint Nicholas died in 354; he is one of the most popular saints in Christianity – and also arguably linked to Father Christmas or Santa Claus.

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Sinterklaas Part 1

Every year on 5th December, the Dutch celebrate Sinterklaas. This is the most important occasion for giving gifts in the Netherlands. The tradition has many aspects which you probably only find in the Netherlands :-).

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