1. Santa blues — South Korea
In South Korea, Santa Horabji or Santa Grandfather is frequently seen wearing a blue suit rather than a red one. It is also believed that the original Santa was dressed in green with silver trimmings.
2. Freezing Epiphany day — Bulgaria
Jumping into ice-cold waters is the last thing anyone wants to do this festive season, but not so for Bulgarian men, and some women. On January 7, also known as the Epiphany Day, the priest throws a holy cross into the water and the men jump in to retrieve it. The first one to get the cross is believed to have good health for the upcoming year.
3. Elvish Gifts — Estonia
In Estonia, in the days before Christmas Eve, it is believed that Christmas elves peep in through the windows to check on the behavior of children. Children leave slippers on the window sill in which elves leave candy or other small gifts.