CHRISTMAS TALES - FOLKLORE
Babouschka was an Old Russian woman who deliberately misled the three wise men as to the
In Holland, sinter Klaas has a faithful servant called black peter who rides on the sleigh and its
In France Pere Noel is responsible for filling the shoes of French children with gifts.
The three wise men stopped at La Befana's house on route to Bethlehem.
In Finland Santa is a kind and jolly elf called Joulupukki and he doesn't drive a sleigh but He
The Legend of the Christmas Rose links this winter blooming flower with the birth of the Christ Child.
The Christian legend of the origins of tinsel concerns a poor widow who was left alone to care for her large family.
A Mexican legend tells of the reason for the Poinsettia becoming the Christmas flower.
As King Herod's savage minions systematically scoured the countryside around Bethlehem, cutting