La fête de St Nicolas is celebrated more in some parts of France than others and in Belgium. This video is in French and explains the history behind it. It is celebrated 6th December and St. Nicolas is considered to be especially the protector of children and the weak. it is part of the fêtes de fin d’année in France which has a number of festive occasions at the end of the year. There is a Nancy fête Saint-Nicolas which you can look at so students can see how important this festival is in France and the places which celebrate it.