Lights, Tinsel, and Snow: Celebrating Christmas Around the World

Sparkling baubles, dazzling light displays, and Christmas trees take centerstage once again for the most festive season of the year.

Christmas lights hang from the trees on a rainy night in Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris. Photo: EPA-EFE

The tree outside the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: AP

The decorated trees at Manezhnaya Square in Moscow. Photo: Getty

A 22-meter tall Christmas tree made with golden LEDs at Qibao Ancient Town, Shanghai. Photo: Getty

A giant Christmas tree and the art deco glass dome at the Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris, on Nov 27, 2017. Photo: Reuters

People make their way during a Christmas tree lighting ceremony at central Syntagma square in Athens. Photo: Reuters

A Christmas tree at Wisma Atria, Singapore. Photo: Straits Times

Tourists and locals walk through Piazza Nettuno in Bologna, Italy. Photo: Getty

The decorated tree at the New York Public Library. Photo: Getty

People take photos of the Christmas tree at the Spanish Steps in Rome. Photo: Getty

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