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2017 Christmas Celebrations Around the World! See Pictures

World | PTI | December 25, 2017, 12:20 pm
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 Children, dressed up as Santa Claus, celebrating Christmas at their school in Mathura. (Image: PTI)

Children, dressed up as Santa Claus, celebrating Christmas at their school in Mathura. (Image: PTI)

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 Huge installations of Santa Claus are displayed during the Seoul Christmas Festival at Cheonggye Stream in Seoul, South Korea. (Image: PTI)

Huge installations of Santa Claus are displayed during the Seoul Christmas Festival at Cheonggye Stream in Seoul, South Korea. (Image: PTI)

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 Numerous people dressed as Santa Claus or Saint Nicholas pose for a group photo at the alpine skiing resort of Verbier. (Image: PTI)

Numerous people dressed as Santa Claus or Saint Nicholas pose for a group photo at the alpine skiing resort of Verbier. (Image: PTI)

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 An inmate performs the role of Santa Claus while performing in the 8th annual Christmas event at the Nelson Hungria Prison, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: PTI)

An inmate performs the role of Santa Claus while performing in the 8th annual Christmas event at the Nelson Hungria Prison, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Image: PTI)

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 Fireworks go off near a giant Christmas tree, set in front of Muhammad al-Amin Mosque during Christmas celebrations at Martyr's Square in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: PTI)

Fireworks go off near a giant Christmas tree, set in front of Muhammad al-Amin Mosque during Christmas celebrations at Martyr's Square in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: PTI)

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 A Santa Claus model is displayed next to the Eiffel tower along the Seine river as part of Christmas illumination in Paris, France. (Image: PTI)

A Santa Claus model is displayed next to the Eiffel tower along the Seine river as part of Christmas illumination in Paris, France. (Image: PTI)

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 A department store window with a Santa Claus model is illuminated as part of Christmas lightings in Paris, France. (Image: PTI)

A department store window with a Santa Claus model is illuminated as part of Christmas lightings in Paris, France. (Image: PTI)

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 Boys dressed-up as Santa Claus click selfies on the occasion of Christmas in Amritsar. (Image: PTI)

Boys dressed-up as Santa Claus click selfies on the occasion of Christmas in Amritsar. (Image: PTI)

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 A man dressed as Santa Claus greets public jet-skiing at the Upper Lake on the eve of Christmas in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)

A man dressed as Santa Claus greets public jet-skiing at the Upper Lake on the eve of Christmas in Bhopal. (Image: PTI)

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 Children dress up as Santa Claus at a school in Beawar Rajasthan. (Image: PTI)

Children dress up as Santa Claus at a school in Beawar Rajasthan. (Image: PTI)

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 A Muslim woman walks with her child, dressed as Santa Claus, to take part in the Christmas Day celebrations in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

A Muslim woman walks with her child, dressed as Santa Claus, to take part in the Christmas Day celebrations in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Students dressed in festive clothing participate in Christmas celebrations at a school in Patiala. (Image: PTI)

Students dressed in festive clothing participate in Christmas celebrations at a school in Patiala. (Image: PTI)

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 A boy kisses the feet of baby Jesus' statue after Christmas prayers at the Saint Mary's Garrison Church in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

A boy kisses the feet of baby Jesus' statue after Christmas prayers at the Saint Mary's Garrison Church in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 A person dressed as 'Santa Claus' distributes sweets among children during Christmas Day celebrations at St. Mary's Garrison church in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

A person dressed as 'Santa Claus' distributes sweets among children during Christmas Day celebrations at St. Mary's Garrison church in Jammu. (Image: PTI)

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 Children celebrating Christmas festival at a school in Moradabad. (Image: PTI)

Children celebrating Christmas festival at a school in Moradabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Iranians take selfie with Christmas items of a shop in central Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP/PTI)

Iranians take selfie with Christmas items of a shop in central Tehran, Iran. (Image: AP/PTI)

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 School children enjoy Christmas at a store in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

School children enjoy Christmas at a store in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 School children dress up as Santa Claus in Patna. (Image: PTI)

School children dress up as Santa Claus in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 Students celebrating Christmas festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

Students celebrating Christmas festival in Kolkata. (Image: PTI)

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 A man dressed as Santa Claus plays with children during Christmas celebration at Catholic Church, in Shimla. (Image: PTI)

A man dressed as Santa Claus plays with children during Christmas celebration at Catholic Church, in Shimla. (Image: PTI)

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 A girl touches the glasses of an illuminated snowman in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary. (Image: AP/PTI)

A girl touches the glasses of an illuminated snowman in Nyiregyhaza, Hungary. (Image: AP/PTI)

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 An Iraqi Christian family decorates a Christmas tree at their house in Basra. (Image: AP/PTI)

An Iraqi Christian family decorates a Christmas tree at their house in Basra. (Image: AP/PTI)

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 A Santa Claus takes a selfie with children during Christmas celebrations in a school in Gurugram. (Image: AP/PTI)

A Santa Claus takes a selfie with children during Christmas celebrations in a school in Gurugram. (Image: AP/PTI)

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 Students attend their classes in Santa Claus dress to celebrate Christmas at a school in Gurugram. (Image: PTI)

Students attend their classes in Santa Claus dress to celebrate Christmas at a school in Gurugram. (Image: PTI)

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 Students wearing santa clause cap look for greeting cards in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: PTI)

Students wearing santa clause cap look for greeting cards in Thiruvananthapuram. (Image: PTI)