Krampusnacht

Next Christmas, the Krampus figure always makes me giggle a little bit.: While many countries over in Europe are celebrating Saint Nicholas Eve, in Austria they “celebrate” Krampusnacht. Saint Nicholas’s devilish companion Krampus who is known for punishing bad children. Portrayed as a demon with horns and hair Krampus gives the bad children coal compared to Saint Nicholas who gives the good children presents. In some stories have Krampus taking the children and dragging them to Hell to punish them. Krampus is one demon who you don’t want to mess with.

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