Every year before Christmas the streets of American and European cities filled with crowds of people dressed in Santa Claus costume. This “SantaKon” – spontaneous festival, whose members pursue only two purposes: to get drunk and have a good time.
Best characterize this flashmob its alternative name: “Santapokalipsis”, “Santarhiya”, “Sant Riot” and “Red Scare.” The first race took place on bars St. in San Francisco in 1994, and then, as they say, it started. Today insane Santa Claus , armed with bottles of beer and spirits, can be found in New York, London, Paris, Brussels, Dublin and many more cities on both sides of the Atlantic.
We looked into the official photoblog “Santarhii” and selected a few photos that will look at the riot of Sant eyes direct participants.