Sinterklaas – the most famous member of the Inquisition?

The Dutch Sinterklaasfeest is celebrated on December 5th. But who is Sinterklaas? He is definitely not Santa Claus, because his origins are different. Sinterklaas is a mixture of our pagan god Wodan, a saint from Turkey and something much more evil: an inquisitor!
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the New Sint

The Dutch Sinterklaasfeest is controversial. Adults argue about (not) changing the tradition. This has brought us problems, fights, court cases and disharmony. Luckily we also see creative, fresh initiatives arise around this old folklore. Do you want to experience some of those inspiring festivities? Then come to the coolest, hippest Sinterklaasfeest of the Netherlands. The New Sint will lead the party for the third year in succession.

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