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"The real" Santa Claus from Lapland visiting Riga

BC, Riga, 05.12.2017.Print version

"The real" Santa Claus from Finland's Rovaniemi is visiting Riga today, public relations manager Rita Voronkova informed LETA.

The official Santa Claus's visit to Latvia has been organized by the Finnish Embassy in Riga and supported by several companies. After a welcome ceremony for Santa Claus at the Riga International Airport in the morning, Santa Claus and Finnish Ambassador to Latvia Olli Kantanen will visit Children's Clinical University Hospital. Later in the day, Santa Claus will visit the Riga Town Hall and participate in lighting the building in blue and white in honor of Finland's 100th Independence Day.

At 5 p.m., children are invited to the Stockmann shopping mall where they will have the opportunity to meet Santa Claus and participate in various games and competitions.

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