What is Santa called in Thailand?

How do you say Santa Claus in Thai?

Santa Claus (ซานตาคลอส – saan-dtaa-klôt)

What is Santa’s name in Thailand?

List of gift-bringers

Nation Old man
Switzerland St Nicholas (known as Samichlaus to German-speakers and San Nicolao to Italian), Père Noël (Father Christmas) for French-speakers
Syria Papa Noël (Arabic: بابا نويل baba noel)
Taiwan 聖誕老人 or 聖誕老公公 (Old Man of Christmas)
Thailand ซานตาคลอส (Santa Claus)

What is a symbol of Christmas in Thailand?

The poinsettia is a popular holiday plant, not just in Christian countries like the Philippines but also in Buddhist Thailand. Recognising it as a symbol of Christmas, Thais call it ton Christmas, or Christmas plant.

What is Santa called in Asia?

In China and Taiwan, Santa is called 聖誕老人 (shèngdànlǎorén) and he is often accompanied in Taiwan with his sisters: young women dressed in elf costumes or red and white.

What country has a blue Santa?

German immigrants brought Santa Claus figurines to Ohio in the 1800s and once like the blue Santa were made locally. The director of the American Toy Marvel Museum says the blue color was traditional for the German version of St. Nicholas.

Why does Thailand not celebrate Christmas?

Religion. As only a small percentage of the Thai population are Christian, Christmas isn’t an official holiday in Thailand. Over 90% of the Thai population are Buddhist. With Buddhism being very accepting, Christian festivals like Christmas can also be enjoyed by Buddhists in Thailand.

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