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In pics: World rings in Christmas, from Tokyo to Patna

The Christmas festivity began with Churches decorated with nativity scenes, brightly lit X-mas trees, colourful lights and singing of carols to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ.

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Venice

Venice
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People wearing costumes sail along Venice's Grand Canal aboard traditional Venetians boats, Italy.
 

Tokyo

Tokyo
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Participants dressed as take part in a charity event "Tokyo Great Santa Run 2018" in Tokyo.
 

Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad
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Chefs apply finishing touches to a 56-feet-long plum cake inside a shopping mall in Ahmedabad, India.
 

Macedonia

Macedonia
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People dance before the annual city race in Skopje, Macedonia. 
 

Moscow

Moscow
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A woman dressed as Santa Claus reacts before the charity run in Moscow, Russia.
 

Mumbai

Mumbai
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Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with young cancer patients during a pre-celebration, organised by Cancer Patient's Aid Association, in Mumbai.
 

Bethlehem

Bethlehem
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Girls light candles at the Church of the Nativity, in Bethlehem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. 
 

Ajmer

Ajmer
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Children dressed as Santa Claus take part in celebration at a school in Ajmer.


Pavlovsk

Pavlovsk
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Children ride a horse sleigh in snowfall in a park in Pavlovsk, outside St.Petersburg, Russia.
 

Patna

Patna
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Children dressed as Santa Claus ride on a Tonga during Christmas celebration, in Patna.


First Published: Mon, December 24 2018. 19:31 IST
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