The legend of Santa Claus for thousands of years ago in Scandinavia appears. Secretary for the wisdom of the Nordic mythology, art, poetry, the war god Odin, the winter season, rode his horse mounts eight foot surf in the ends of the earth, good and evil, the distribution of gifts. At the same time, his son Thor to the red lightning with snow and ice as a weapon in a battle gods, and ultimately overcome the cold. According to pagan legend, Santa Claus for the descendants of Odin God. There are legends that Santa Claus comes from St. Nicholas, so Santa Claus, also known as St.Nicholas. Because most of these stories carry forward the spirit of Christ, the source was mostly forgotten story, but Santa Claus is the spiritual world people.
Annual Christmas, Santa Claus riding on the reindeer, the Santa holding a Christmas tree fell human child, with the changes in the world, writers and artists began to describe Santa Claus we know today loaded with red, beard blank image. At the same time, different countries and cultures on the Santa Claus also made to different interpretations. In Germany, the legend, he disguised Children on the nuts and apples in kids shoes. He double carriage by roaming around, observing people's behavior, especially the children, if perform well, will be apples, nuts, sugar and many other prizes. Bad Boy will have a whip. Parents have been struck by this story to encourage children to listen to. Today, Christmas has become a universal holiday. Santa Claus has become the most beloved symbol of Christmas and traditions. Him in order to catch a reindeer, pulling toys and gifts filled with sledge from house to house to give gifts each child the joy of the old wizard's image has been deeply remain in people's memory.