Christmas Facts

Santa has his own postal code in Canada!

The address?
Santa Claus, North Pole, HOH OHO, Canada.

The Statue of Liberty is officially the largest Christmas present in the world.

It was given to the U.S. by France in 1886,  is over 150 feet tall and weighs 225 tonnes.
That’s a lot of wrapping paper and ribbon!

There is a Christmas tree in Spain worth $15 million.

According to CNN, the Christmas tree in the lobby of the Kempinski Hotel Bahia, near Marbella, might actually be the most expensive Christmas tree in the world.
It is festooned with red, white, pink, and black diamonds, as well as designer jewelry. And just for good measure, you’ll also find 3D-printed chocolate peacocks, ostrich eggs, and bottles of perfume on the tree.

„Jingle Bells“ was the first song played in space.

On 16 December 1965, it was broadcast during NASA’s Gemini 6A space flight, earning the jolly jingle the Guinness World Record for being the first song ever played in space.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was originally created as an advertising gimmick.

It first appeared in 1939 when Montgomery Ward department store asked one of its copywriters, Robert L. May, to create a Christmas story the store could give away to shoppers as a promotional gimmick.