A Gift-Bringing Giant from the Mountains?! Olentzero’s here (for real this time)!

This one is a very special episode where I’m going to talk all about Olentzero, the Basque gift-giving giant from the Pyrenees! Such a long oral history exists in the Basque region and Olentzero is a wonderfully unique character. In this episode we dive into the history of the region at winter/Christmas time and some of the things that make this character and this region so unique! Also we get part 2 of Santa’s list, how he created his list and why he uses one from The Lost Years of Santa Claus. I hope you all enjoy!

 

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A Gift-Bringing Giant from the Mountains?! Olentzero’s here (for real this time)!

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