Each year, Santa Claus starts his annual journey around the globe from his hometown in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland.

On the 23rd of December, before departing, Santa Claus makes preparations for his long journey in a secret place.

Wrapped in peace and silence, he puts on his thinking cap for a moment. After doing this, Santa Claus is ready to enter the ceremony in Santa Claus Village at Arctic Circle and meet the people who have gathered there together to send him off

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