This German advent calendar depicts a starry winter's night scene with Nisse, also known as Tomte, from Nordic folklore. The nisse in his santa-esque garb, points out the shooting star to companion, a white bunny, while sitting atop a lakeside cabin star gazing. The warm glow from their lantern casts shadows on their footprints in the rooftop snow.
The detailed picture has 24 little doors to open. Each door has a little picture behind it. The tradition is to open one door each day from December 1 thru December 24. Children love to open a door a day as they count down to Christmas.
Does Not come with candy or chocolate
This advent calendar has glitter accents
Dimensions: approx. 11.75" by 11.75"
Crafted in Germany. Designed by Eva Melhuish, a British artist with Swedish roots.
Tradition of the Advent Calendar
The tradition of the advent calendar dates back to 1851 in the Protestant parts of Germany. The first advent calendar with little doors was printed in the early 1900's and continues today.