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About Faces Entertainment's December 2012 Newsletter

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Hello Everyone!

This December, are you throwing a Christmas celebration? A Hanukkah hullabaloo? A Kwanza ceremony? Any other kind of party? If you're not, you should be, and if you are...
You need entertainment! Mimes, impersonators, and jugglers are great additions to any get-together. Click here to visit the holiday entertainer page on our website. You can also email us or call us at 1-800-923-8669. 
PSST! Don't Tell the Kids...
Where Santa Claus Really Came From

Many ancient cultures had a day of gift-giving, but did you know a lot of them also developed Santa-like characters? Many of these blended together to create the modern-day Santa Claus. For instance:
  •  The real Saint Nicholas, a Greek-Christian bishop, was a generous man and famous for his gifts to the poor
  • Sinterklaas was a fictional Dutch winter holiday figure who rode from house to house on a white horse
  • The major Germanic god Odin rode a gray horse in the sky
  •  Scandinavian Tomte was a short, bearded man who wore gray clothes and a red hat
  • A goat represented gift-giving for Iceland and Finland 
  • Father Christmas evolved from the Ghost of Christmas Present in Charles Dickens' book A Christmas Carol
Thanks for reading, and have fun at your next party!
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Kayleigh Hasson
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