Many Finns think that Christmas presents are the best gift of the whole year.
The gift package often reveals something desperately desired, but often the gift turns out to be a complete surprise.
Ilta-Sanomat asked readers for pictures of the gifts they received.
A gift from a loved one in particular can also be humorous.
It was experienced by Jenni Tapola.
He describes his feelings:
- My 6 and 9 year old children had packed me a bunch of twigs.
I'm reportedly raging too much.
The best gift ever!
Jenni Tapola got twigs for Christmas. Photo: Reader's photo
Christmas gifts are a key part of the Finnish Christmas tradition.
Sirpa Marjamaa got an electric fireplace.
Opening gifts strengthens togetherness.
Markus Juhani got a drink related to current news around the world. Image: Reader's image
Markus Juhani got a drink related to current news around the world.
Her gift was Corona Brandy.
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- My husband had ordered a skilled craftspeople huge mushroom knife in me, when I'm on for years spoken and I have not found suitable.
Well now it's handsome, Janette Majaniemi says.
My husband had ordered a skilled craftspeople huge mushroom knife in me, when I'm on for years and I have not spoken to a suitable löytänyt.Kuva: Reader photo
Memorable Christmas gifts can make you angry, delight, or even laugh.
Irina Kivistö got a chef's knife. Photo: Reader's photo
Irina Kivistö got the perfect chef's knife.
Moomin mug is appreciated.Image: Reader's image
Heli Hannula also got a Moomin mug and also got chocolate, a hoodie, a sauna elf, laku and two board games.
Miikka Ahonen thinks the Airfryer she got is an excellent widget. Photo: Reader's photo
Gifts related to cooking are common and popular.
Miikka Ahonen got Airfryer.
Anu Halonen received a wish. Picture: Reader's picture
Anu Halonen had hoped for a book.
His wish came true.
Kirsi-Marja Salkoharju got slippers. Photo: Reader's photo
- Toffel from my husband.
It is not our custom to give gifts only to children and grandchildren.
It was a surprise and still suitable, Kirsi-Marja Salkoharju says.
Minna Järvenpää got a muscle care hammerPicture: Reader's picture
- A great widget, Minna Järvenpää says about the muscle care hammer she got.
Kaisa Rintala got a dress. Picture: Reader's picture
- The Collectif dress that was not received last spring, the man was careful and the size was right, Kaisa Rintala is happy.