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Belgium celebrates Saint Nicholas Day with black character Queen Nikkolah

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To celebrate Saint Nicholas Day, Belgium has added a new black female character - Queen Nikkolah - to the holiday's roster. While the move has stirred up controversy with far-right politicians accusing the character of threatening traditions, many have embraced Queen Nikkolah and see her as a modern and feminist version to colonial portrayals of Saint Nicholas and his sidekick Black Pete.

Added on the 07/12/2023 11:22:03 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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