Sinterklaas en zwarte Piet- Echt Holland

Christmas ~ Holland, Netherlands ~ Sinterklaas (or more formally Sint Nicolaas) is a traditional winter holiday figure still celebrated today in the Netherlands.

Zie ginds komt de stoomboot

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.

2 dec.: eerste zondag van de advent 6 dec.: H. Sint Nicolaas 8 dec.: O.L.V. Onbevlekte ontvangenis 25 dec.: Hoogfeest van Kerstmis 26 dec.: Feest van de H. Familie 28 dec.: HH. Onnozele kinderen

Jan Schenkman his Book Sint Nikolaas en zijn knecht. This was the man who introduces our buddy Piet as a helper of Saint Nicolaas. People never asked themselves why he appeared like this, in those days.

Sinterklaas en Zwarte piet

Piet delivers the punishments while Nick delivers the gifts or oftimes Piet delivers both.

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