Thursday, December 24, 2015

Merry Christmas 2015 and Joulupukki

Merry Christmas 2015

In Finland Santa Claus is called Joulupukki, or Yule Goat and was originally a pagan tradition. The Joulupukki may also be a man turned into a goat man on Christmas eve.

The Joulupukki would knock on the door of homes on Christmas eve asking "are there any well-behaved children here", "onko taala kilteja lapsia". Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you. Thanks for reading and for all your comments. (images borrowed from the net).

17 comments:

  1. there are some lovely traditions around Christmas... may yours be Merry and Bright...

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  2. Hi Anna, thanks, yes love the traditions from around the world.

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  3. And a merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  4. Hi Joanne, thanks, same to you and your family

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  5. Wishing you and Gary a very Merry Christmas!

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    1. Hi Michele, thanks, same to you and Jeff, I almost typed sane, ha ha

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  6. Feliz Navidad, Linda :)
    Abrazos para ti.

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    1. Hi Marga, thanks, Feliz Navidad.

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  7. Merry Christmas Linda. I hope it is lovely.

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  8. Hi Elephant's Child, thanks, quiet, warm and relaxing.

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  9. All the best wishes that you and Gary enjoyed the merriest of days!

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  10. Hi Suzi, thanks much, same to you.

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  11. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, Linda...and I hope you're still enjoying the Festive Season...your way. Best wishes. :)

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    1. Hi Lee, thanks, hanging in there.

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    2. Hi Linda...I love all the traditions of the season...I find embracing them makes the season more meaningful & magical amidst the commercialism & materialism which I detest...I hope you have had a great holiday & Have a wonderful New year!! Hugs :)

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  12. Well, merry Christmas in any language!

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    1. Hi Gigi, thanks, yes any language indeed.

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