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How Did Saint Nicholas, Commemorated on December 6th, Become Santa Claus?

In Greece they call him Agios Vasilis (Saint Basil) -- but in the rest of the world he is the jolly, plump old man with...

Thessaloniki Has Finally Located its Santa for 2019

Authorities in Greece's great city of Thessaloniki announced on Thursday afternoon that they had finally found the Santa for whom they had been searching...

Greek Postal Service Has Santa’s Helpers Answer Children’s Letters

For the past 27 years, the Hellenic Post (ELTA) has offered a special service to children who send letters to Santa Claus: the kids...

Touching Letter of Greek 8-Year-Old to Santa Claus

What would an average 8-year-old boy ask from Santa Claus for Christmas? A tablet, an iPhone, a PSX 2017, would be the normal guess. But...

Santa Pays Visit to Refugee Children in Koutsohero

Refugee children and their families living in the camp of Koutsohero, near Larisa, enjoyed a festive event on Wednesday when a visiting Santa Claus...

Santa Clause Run Floods Central Athens! (video)

The Third Annual Santa Run took place in Athens Sunday as People dressed as Santa flooded the streets for the 2.5 kilometer run. The run...

Santa Clauses Take to the Streets of Athens for a Good Cause

Christmas came early in Athens this year. Dozens of people put on their Santa Claus costumes and ran through the streets of Athens for the second...

Greek Santas Run for Athens Children Playgrounds

The first Athens Santa Run took place on Sunday, as 600 Santas ran 2.5 kilometers for a good cause, adding a much-needed Christmas cheer...

Touching Letters from Greek Children to Santa Claus

Thousands of children from all over Greece sent letters to their favorite saint, Santa Claus. Most of the children threw their letters in special...

What do Santa Claus, St. Nicholas and Poseidon Have in Common?

Children around the world wait all year long for the time to come, when Santa Claus will bring them gifts during the late evening and...

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