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Joulupukki or Santa Claus is a Christmas Ambassador of Goodwill, Love and Peace

The first stop of the real Santa Claus from the Finnish city of Rovaniemi in Lapland on this year’s trip around the world is Dubrovnik, where the beloved Santa with his elves arrived on November 26 to celebrate the opening of the ninth Dubrovnik Winter Festival!

Joulupukki or Santa Claus is a Christmas ambassador of goodwill, love and peace who lives in mystical Lapland. His original home is on the mysterious Korvatunturi mountain, a thousand kilometers north of Helsinki, where he lives with hundreds of elves and reindeer.