Saint Nicholas the annual ritual that teaches children to behave well.

Sinterklaas and Black Piet. This annual celebration is basically a dutch version of Santa Claus. Recently there have been a lot of discussions wether or not Black Piet is supposed to be racist. As the foreign-dutch population want to ban this tradition.

Vintage Christmas Images, Vintage Holiday

St Patron des Lorrains

Nicholas / Christmas Donkey "In France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Switzerland, St. Nicholas leads a donkey laden with baskets full of treats and toys for children." Source (quote and image): St.

Sinterklaas illustratie ca. 1890

Sinterklaas illustratie ca. 1890