Christmas Pictures Images Around the World
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in New York City – Rockefeller Center’s Christmas tree, an 85-foot Norway spruce from central Pennsylvania, is hoisted onto a platform in New York City. The 13-ton tree will be illuminated Dec. 3 in a ceremony that’s been held since 1933. The owners of the land that the tree was cut from intend to donate its wood to build homes for Habitat for Humanity following the Christmas season.
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in Rome’s Via del Corso – People stroll along Rome’s Via del Corso, the city’s main shopping street
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in England – In this multiple long-exposure image, the interior of Salisbury Cathedral is illuminated by candles carried by choristers during the annual Advent procession in Salisbury, England. The service, which begins with the medieval cathedral in total darkness and silence before the Advent candle is lit at the west end, is one of the most popular of the liturgical year. Almost 1,300 candles will be lit when the celebration is over.
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in England – Choristers light their candles during the annual “darkness to light” Advent procession at Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, England
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in Germany – People dressed as Santa Claus take part in the annual Santa Run in Michendorf, Germany
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in Seoul, South Korea – Children react as fireworks explode in the sky during a lighting ceremony of a Christmas tree at Seoul Plaza in South Korea.
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in Alaska – Christmas toys and other supplies are unloaded from a C-130 military transport plane onto sleds being pulled by snowmobiles in Shishmaref, Alaska. The Alaska National Guard provided transport for the good Samaritan program Operation Santa, which took gifts and school supplies to about 300 children in the Inupiat Eskimo community.
Christmas Pictures Images – Christmas in Germany – This long-exposure photo shows the Christmas market in front of St. Mary’s Cathedral and St. Severi Church in Erfurt, Germany
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