La mesa de luz

Santa Claus viene esta noche a la ciudad

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BER208 BERLÍN (ALEMANIA), 6/12/2009.- Unos hombres disfrazados de Santa Claus se reúnen en el mercado navideño de Berlín, Alemania, hoy, domingo 6 de diciembre de 2009. EFE/Tim Brakemeier.

He aquí el tradicional post, con las tradicionales fotografías de Papa Noel, Santa Claus o San Nicolás (como más os guste). La verdad es que este 2009 la cosa ha estado bastante más floja que el año pasado. Pero, como diría su majestad el Rey, "En estas fiestas tan entrañables, a la Reina Sofía, al resto de la Familia Real y a mi, nos gusta mucho ver fotos de Papa Noel haciendo todo tipo de sandeces..."

Feliz navidad a todos, pasadlo bien.

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HAM901. HARBURGO (ALEMANIA), 6/12/2009.- El alemán Rene Konrad salta sobre el agua con su wakeboard vestido de Santa Claus en Harburgo, Alemania, hoy, domingo, 6 de diciembre de 2009. Varias personas vestidas de Santa Claus han sacado su wakeboard para disfrutar de este deporte sobre el agua de 6 grados. EFE/Malte Christians 

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An actor dressed as Santa Claus talks to Nathalie Reyes (R) and she and her dog Lola visit with Father Christmas on December 21, 2009 at Montclair Plaza shopping mall in Montclair, California, about 40 miles east of Los Angeles. The Santa photo studio, which is general for parents to have their children pose for a photo with St Nick also welcomes pet dogs and cats on Mondays before Christmas.   AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck
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ROM12. VICENZA (ITALIA). 19/12/2009.- Chicos y chicas vestidos con trajes de Santa Claus, disfrutan de la primera nevada en el parque Vicenza, al norte de Italia, hoy sábado 19 de diciembre de 2009. Una racha glaciar y una ola de nevadas afectan a la zona central y norte de Italia en estos momentos. EFE/Davide Bolzoni

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Santa Claus is reflected in the mirror in the lobby of a hotel in Dhaka on December 24, 2009, on Christmas Eve.  Christians account for approximately 0.3% of the total population of the South Asian nation which is predominantly Muslim.    AFP PHOTO/Munir uz ZAMAN
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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man (L)  looks at  Issa Kassissieh, an Israeli-Arab dressed as Santa Claus, near the Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem's Old City December 23, 2009. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM - Tags: RELIGION)
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German Bundeswehr army soldiers of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) wear Santa Claus hats as they attend a Christmas tombola at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, north of Kabul, December 22, 2009.     REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: MILITARY SOCIETY)
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A girl sits between youth dressed as Santa Claus outside the Church of the Nativity as Christians gather for Christmas celebrations in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on December 24, 2009. Thousands of Christian pilgrims descended on Bethlehem to celebrate in Jesus's traditional birthplace what locals said was a Christmas of mixed blessings. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI

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Kosovan childrens poses for a picture behind a placard decorated with Santa Claus for the upcoming christmas celebrations in Pristina on December 12, 2009. AFP PHOTO/ARMEND NIMANI

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A couple walks under an umbrella as a girl wearing a Santa Klaus costum stands in a street in central Rome on December 22, 2009.  AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE

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Junya Kono, right, and Tomoharu Fujimaki, window cleaners dressed as Santa Claus and reindeer clean a window at a shopping mall in Tokyo, Japan, Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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Santa Claus donates whole blood at an American Red Cross center Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2009 in Tulsa, Okla. Taking his blood is phlebotomist Brittany Bunch. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Mike Simons)
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Volunteers wearing Santa Claus outfits say "Merry Christmas" as they pose for photographs during a ceremony to launch "HeeMang (meaning 'Hope') Santa" in Seoul December 15, 2009. About one hundred volunteers will deliver Christmas gifts to poor children.  REUTERS/Jin Sung-Chul/Yonhap (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SOCIETY) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. SOUTH KOREA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SOUTH KOREA

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A South African marine diver, dressed in a Santa Claus outfit greets children during feeding of various marine species  on December 22, 2009 at Africa's largest marine theme park, the South African Marine Biological Research (SAMBR) Sea World based at the uShaka Marine World during a show before Christmas in Durban. uShaka Marine exhibits over 200 species of sea life on the east coast of Africa and attracts close to 110 000 local and international tourists to visit the Marine Park over the Christmas and holiday festive period. Durban is one of the host cities hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup Soccer tournamnet in 2010. AFP PHOTO/RAJESH JANTILAL
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People dressed as Santa Claus take part in a parade in central Porto on December 20, 2009. Thousands marched in an attempt to break the previous Guiness record of more than 14,000 santa styled participants. AFP PHOTO/ FERNANDO VELUDO / NFACTOS

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TOPSHOTS People dressed as Santa Claus rest as they take part in a parade in downtown Porto December 20, 2009. Thousands marched in an attempt to break the previous Guinness world record of more than 14,000 participants dressed as Santa Claus. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO/ FERNANDO VELUDO

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People dressed as Santa Claus take part in a parade in downtown Porto December 20, 2009. Thousands marched in an attempt to break the previous Guinness world record of more than 14,000 participants dressed as Santa Claus. AFP PHOTO/ FERNANDO VELUDO

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Aquarium trainers in Santa Claus costumes leap in the air as bottle-nose dolphins come out from the water during a show at the Aqua Stadium aquarium at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo on December 21, 2009. Visitors enjoy the Christmas special show, which will be held through the Christmas Day. TOPSHOTS AFP PHOTO/Yoshikazu TSUNO

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JHK04 - SEÚL (COREA DEL SUR), 12/12/2009.- Cientos de personas vestidas como Santa Claus participan hoy, viernes 12 de diciembre de 2009, en el Festival Deportivo Seúl Santa realizado en el Parque Olímpico en Seúl (Corea del Sur). Efe/JEON HEON-KYUN