Sinterklaas in the snow

Sinterklaas (or more formally Sint Nicolaas) is a traditional winter holiday figure still celebrated today in the Netherlands on the of Decembre with Zwarte Piet

Sinterklaas song "Zie ginds komt de stoomboot" from a vintage book.

Sinterklaas liedje - A song about Sinterklaas - "Zie ginds komt the stoom boot uit Spanje weer aan" - Can you see in the distance, the steamboat is coming from Spain and brings us Sinterklaas.

vintage Sinterklaas image

Sinterklaas - gives presents to all kids on December He lives in Spain and comes to Holland on a steam ship. He rides on a white horse on the rooftops. The presents are thrown in the chimney's by Zwarte Piet, the assistant of Sinterklaas.


Netherlands- Sinterklaas is St. Nicholas in the Netherlands. Dutch children put wooden shoes filled with hay and sugar for Sinterklaas' horse. Good children receive shoes full of sweet treats as a child we would sing to Sinterklaas.


Sinterklaas postzegel, i am dutch, love the Sinterklaastradition and love this stamp too!

Queen Maxima with her daughters (L)Princess Amalia, (R)Princess Alexia and (L)Princess Ariane held by Sinterklaas. The Netherlands

Princess Maxima with her daughters Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane welcomes Sinterklaas and his Zwarte Pieten in the harbor of Scheveningen, The Hague ,The Netherlands