Copenhagen - Taking advantage of the seasonal lull, some 150 Santas from a dozen countries gathered Monday for their annual Santa Claus convention.
The three-day convention ends Wednesday when Danish strongman Asbjorn Riis is to be named honorary Santa Claus 2008.
Riis, a professional wrestler, is known from appearances in various reality and wrestling shows and also for a part in the movie The 13th Warrior, starring Antonio Banderas.
The Santas were meeting at the Bakken amusement park near the Danish capital, Copenhagen that has hosted the convention since 1963.
Over the years they have discussed topics ranging from international taxation of gifts to the standard size of a chimney.