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The Elven World

What is Mid-Christmas?

Mid-Christmas is the Elven Festival that starts on the middle-day between Chrismasses (July 2nd is 182 days SINCE Christmas and 182 days TO Christmas).... Read more...

How can the Elves start making toys before children have sent their letters to Father Christmas?

That’s a great question! When someone makes a wish it rises like hot air to the top of the world where they collect and form the Northern Wishing... Read more...

How old is Father Christmas?

That is something not even Father Christmas can remember exactly. When the elves invited him to live in Lapland, he passed through the magical doorway... Read more...

How does Father Christmas deliver all the presents in one night?

Compass, the learned pathfinder Elf plots the sleigh’s route around the world following the patterns of the stars and always keeping ahead of the... Read more...

How can the reindeer fly?

The reindeer only fly on Christmas Eve when they are fed magic moss that grows in Lapland under the Northern Wish lights. When fed to the reindeer it... Read more...

How many elves are there in Lapland?

That is something no one knows exactly. Elves are such fast beings and are rarely all in the same place at the same time. Elves are not all small as... Read more...

How does Father Christmas know which presents to deliver?

When a child makes a wish it is light and rises to the top of the world where all wishes gather together to form the Northern Lights. Wish, the Toy... Read more...

What is an elf-wave?

An elf-wave is how elves like to say hello!  ... Read more...

Do Mother & Father Christmas have children?

They do not have their own children because they consider all the children of the world to be like their own, as well as the elves. ... Read more...

How does Father Christmas get into houses without chimneys?

Father Christmas has a special key that can enter any home without a chimney. It is made by the elf blacksmith, Ambolt in his forge. Sometimes children... Read more...

Does Father Christmas have many reindeer?

Yes, more than he can count. They roam wildly on the Tundra and Father Christmas chooses those with the special skills he needs to fly with him on... Read more...

How did Mother & Father Christmas arrive in Lapland?

Father Christmas was a special toymaker who kept a childlike heart and mind throughout his life which meant he knew how to make toys to fill children with... Read more...

Why do elves have pointy ears?

Elves ears grow longer with age so only the very oldest elves have noticeably long ears, such as Whittle and Compass since they grow hard of hearing with... Read more...

Where do elves come from?

From pine cones! Whenever more elves are needed, Eeko the mystical elf of the Enchanted Forest, gathers cones from the magical Fir Tree, wraps them in her... Read more...

Why do some elves have a golden bell on their hat?

Father Christmas awards a golden sleigh bell to each Elf when they successfully complete Elf training. The Elf blacksmith, Ambolt makes these in his forge.... Read more...

Why doesn't Conker have a bell?

Conker is Lapland’s silliest elf, and because of his mischievous antics he hasn’t yet completed his elf training. It’s going to take... Read more...