Compiled by Wilfred Okiche
Tis the season to be merry. Christmas is perhaps the world’s most beloved holiday season. Despite the simple message and universal theme, different people celebrate Christmas in different ways.
We bring you some breathtaking and moving Christmas photos taken from across the world:
A 12-meter-tall Christmas tree made of 320 bicycles in a shopping mall in Shenyang, China.
Christmas angels on display at a Christmas market in Dortmund, Germany.
Farmers with their reindeer gather outside Number 10, Downing Street, official residence of the British Prime Minister.
A man dressed as Santa Claus feeds penguins at an exhibition in the South of France.
A huge Christmas tree in front of the ancient Colosseum in Rome.
A diver feeds a school of fish in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Xmas lights with the Italian colours at the Via del corso
A Pakistani shop stocking Christmas ornaments and gifts.
An illuminated Christmas tree in front of St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican city.
Ukranian faithful in their traditional outfits.
Bikers dressed as Santa distribute candies and collect funds for charity in France.
And we continue to spare a thought for our brothers and sisters in the North who were victims of the multiple bomb blasts reported on the same day.