Meet the Icelandic Yule Lads
No, Iceland does not have a Santa Clause. Iceland has 13 Santa Clauses. But instead of bringing gifts, the Yule Lads play tricks with the children, steal their presents, and behave mischievously during their stay in town.
Meet the Santa Clauses and learn more about their characteristics in this episode. Please support our show by leaving an honest review. This time, we randomly select five winners who will receive a personalized postcard from us. Submit until the next episode airs on December 17th and send us your name via mail to email@example.com.
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Sources for this episode:
Book: Íslensku Jólasveinarnir by www.snerra.is
Online: From the Icelandic National Museum