INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS

One of the tasks of the Christmas Foundation is the strengthening and development of the international networks of the Christmas and Santa Claus operators in Lapland and Rovaniemi.

The goal is to create synergy and co-operation between Lapland's Santa Claus and international operators interested in the real Santa Claus.

There are a number of international partners involved from around the world. Partners include cities, companies, organisations and individuals. Areas participating in co-operation include:

  • Region of South Jura, France
  • City of Sélestat, France
  • City of Sendai, Japan
  • Ikutahara Toy Museum, Japan
  • Region of Mývatn, Iceland
  • City of Durham, United Kingdom
  • City of Steyr, Austria
  • City of Harbin, China
  • City of Jeonju, South Korea
  • City of Ibi, Spain
  • City of Veliky Ustyug, Russia
  • City of Neustadt b. Coburg, Germany
  • City of Himmelpfort, Germany

The task of the Christmas Foundation is the strengthening of networks and seeking new operators.

Vaihda Kieli