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Kraków Santa gathering breaks Polish record

A new Polish record has been set for the biggest collection of Santas in one place. A record 4281 Poles turned up dressed as took place on the Main Market Square in Kraków, more than doubling the previous number set in 2014 in Chrzanów, southern Poland.

Mass gathering of Santa's breaks record in Poland.
Mass gathering of Santa’s breaks record in Poland. Image by Aurélien Selle / CC BY 2.0

The day was significant, as 6 December is St. Nicholas’s Day, and children in Poland are traditionally given gifts both on this day, and on Christmas Eve. Read more: thenews.pl