Department stores put on big displays of decorations. There’s also an amazing display of lights in the capital city, Seoul. Presents are exchanged and a popular present is money.
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.
Santa Claus didn’t become popular in Korea at the time Christmas did. He has gradually been introduced as a marketing tool and to entertain children. Santa gives gifts at public events or civic visits but rarely to individual homes.