I was unaware of Santa Clause’s evil twin known as Krampus, until watching Hotel Transylvania: The Series episode, The Fright Before Creepmas. In the episode they explore who Krampus is and what he stands for, yet after doing some research I learned that he can be even scarier than he was portrayed in the cartoon.
There are many traditions and rituals people use for the preparation of Yule. While celebrating the darkest night of the year, families gather around the hearth lit by the Yule log. Many use the log to signal the end of one year and the beginning of another. Others light the Yule candle to ensure good luck for the coming year.