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Commenting article: Dutch Sinterklaas Arrives in Sofia on Horseback

Sinterklaas, the Dutch version of Santa Claus, crossed downtown Sofia on Saturday afternoon, riding horseback in what has become a traditional celebration of the Netherlands' embassy in Bulgaria.

The pleasant surprise for Sofia citizens was initiated by the Dutch community in Bulgaria, which celebrated St. Nicholas or "Sinterklaas" at the beginning of December.

Children and parents were thrilled by the surprise visit and while some rushed to feed the horse carrots, other young ones found the white-bearded man scary.

Mat - 6 Dec 2009 // 11:55:06

That's not Sinterklaas, its Koos Shouten in a wig. All my dreams shattered in a moment....

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