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Santas run half-naked in Budapest

“On December 9 people travelling by trams were unhappy and worried about the Christmas presents. But as soon as they saw us they started to laugh and take photos happily” – said the main organizer Krisztián Méhes to the television reporter.

The event called „Swimwear Jogging of Santas” was held on the ninth occasion in Budapest.

Santas of BudapestNearly one hundred people dressed up as Santa Clauses ran half-naked for half an hour in the very centre of Budapest in the cold Hungarian winter.

Half Naked Santa Clauses

The registry fee of the cheerful event goes to charity and support ill children.

Source:, Photo: Balázs Mohai / MTI