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Dec 5: Pakjesavond (Netherlands)

2009-12-05 - Pakjesavond (The Netherlands)



In the Netherlands, Saint Nicholas' Eve (December 5) is the chief occasion for gift-giving and the evening is called "sinterklaasavond" or "pakjesavond" ("presents evening"). The name Santa Claus supposedly derived from older Dutch Sinte Klaas.



Source: The FullCircles Multicultural… Continue

Added by Eric Snyder on December 5, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments

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