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St Nicholas with Slovenian children and angels - St Nicholas - sv. Miklavž with children and angles in 1959

From the Collection of Slovenian Association Melbourne 82 Ingrams Road Research Victoria

Description
Black and white photo of St Nicholas with Slovenian children (and adults) held every year in first week of December. He was accompanied by the angels and devils.
Size
19 x 12.72cm
Object Registration
0030
Keywords
st nicholas, sv miklavž, celebration, angels, devils
Historical information
When St Nicholas visits every year, the angels help him to give presents to the good children and the naughty are taken and frightened by the red-clothed devils with chains. Slovenians all over the world keep this tradition.
When Made
December 1959
Significance
A special tradition, adapted in every nations to their need and possibiliets
Inscriptions & Markings
Traditional Slovenian customs celebrated every year
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM