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Ice road to Hailuoto

Ice road to Hailuoto

This is the longest ice road in Finland, around 6-7 kilometres long. It is made nearly every winter on the ice between the city of Oulu and the municipality of Hailuoto, the same name as the island has. The road is an official road with many traffic signs. No stopping, no passing-by, only smiling allowed,…


What a warm letter from Colombia!

What a warm letter from Colombia!

“Mrs. Santa Claus,    Te saludo desde Colombia, de una mamita a otra con corazón de niña, pues siempre espero la Navidad con esperanza, felicidad, sueños y agradecimiento por un ano nuevo mas de vida para toda mi familia. Te doy gracias por mantener vivo el espiritu de la Navidad tanto en Finlandia como en…


What did Mrs. Santa Claus Finland saw?

What did Mrs. Santa Claus Finland saw?

Excited about Hailuoto Island I wanted to spend some days at our free time house on Hailuoto Island in the Northern Finland to see the ice balls on the beach I had heard about. Meriluoto and Merisilta ferries waiting for their trip to and from Hailuoto.   I draw 15 kilometres from the mainland to…


Experiencing Kuertunturi Fell in Lapland

Experiencing Kuertunturi Fell in Lapland

An exciting ski and filming day in Lapland at Kuertunturi Fell White frost against the blue sky. The photo is for sale. We made on a frosty day a ski trip to Kuertunturi Fell, where you would climb with skis in the armpit, backpack and backpacking equipment. There are always warm drinks, sandwiches, dried apple…


Mysterious ice balls

Mysterious ice balls

Hailuoto, a little Town of Ice Balls! There was a little Snow Flake. It was hanging around in the air just above an island. It fell down towards the beach and the waves took it into the water. There were thousands of other snow flakes which were swimming in the sea. All of them came…


Order a letter from Mrs. Santa Claus!

Order a letter from Mrs. Santa Claus!

Draw or write to Mrs. Santa Claus! Why don’t you make a nice drawing of your favorite hobby or write something about your day! You can also draw about the friends, Little bird, Cat, Little Elf, Santa or Mrs. Santa. Send it to Mrs. Santa Claus and you get an answer from her. Our elves…


Little Elf makes nice pictures

Little Elf makes nice pictures

Our little elf, Mari, is always willing to do nice pictures. She has been studying how to draw and how to write nice letters. Can you write? Can you draw? I suppose you can. You just make a circle, two circles, three or more circles and write nice letters in the picture. Then you can…


Visiting Santa Claus Village in 2018

Visiting Santa Claus Village in 2018

Visiting Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi by train was, as I presumed, again an interesting experience arousing many creative thoughts in the dark capital of the Magical Lapland. You know the sun does shine only a few hours there, but I got bright ideas there. Lapland felt a state of mind. It was already the…


Christmas Cat in the snow at Syöte

Christmas Cat in the snow at Syöte

Hello, this is me, the adventurous Christmas Cat! I am running so fast to the Southernmost fell area in Finland, Iso-Syöte, where the snow covers all the trees and bushes with beautiful and creamlike snow. My white fur coat warms me up and fits in the winter landscape very sweetly. In the photo it looks real…


Ten favorites of a very traditional Finnish Christmas

Ten favorites of a very traditional Finnish Christmas

Santa Claus brings gifts for children and nice adults on Christmas Eve. It is considered as a good manner to to accept gifts as well as give gifts to family members even if today many people have everything they need. Well, needs are still different, so is the way families want to wish from Santa…


Little Bird here!

Little Bird here!

Little Finnish bird Hello, this is me, a Little Finnish bird, who used to move to the South in the Autumn, to the warmth of Italy. Away from the Finnish winter and come back to Finland at the Spring. Many other little birds flew with me to the South. I left behind me blue lakes,…


Trip to Santa Claus Village 2016

Trip to Santa Claus Village 2016

Warm clothes make a happy trip It is easy to travel by train to Rovaniemi from Oulu, like from the Airport of Oulu, Kuusamo, Kemi or the railway station of Oulu or Helsinki.  You can find some practical tips for a visit to Rovaniemi in the  video above. It is also very important that you…


Chinese cute pandas and Mrs. Santa Claus

Chinese cute pandas and Mrs. Santa Claus

We are students from China. Now we are working with a cute lady: Mrs. Santa Claus. Our member of the group, Zhou Yaoyi, brought a picture of a very cute panda to Finland as the present to our nice Mrs. Santa Claus. The other members: Chen Gong, Gao Yueni, Jin Kaiqi and Liu Yiru are…


What nice things do you want to make you or your friend happy? Maybe Christmas spirit, gifts, new ideas of learning. Ask us at Mrs. Santa Claus Finland and we draw it specially for you!

If you are searching for a magic Finnish Christmas, you have come to the right place! It is Mrs. Santa Claus Finland with her elves who will lead your imagination to the Finnish Winter Wonderland of Hailuoto Island.