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Joulupukki

Posted 16th-December-2008 at 11:18 PM by Aleksis Kivi


Joulupukki is a traditional character associated with Christmas in Finnish culture.

The name Joulupukki literally means Yule Goat.

The Finnish word "pukki" comes from the Swedish "bock"

Joulupukki's workshop is situated in Korvatunturi.

He nocks on the front door during the Christmas eve celebration (not coming through the chemney).

Joulupukki has a wife, Joulumuori ("Old Lady Christmas")

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