Holiday Lights 2012
• Holiday Lights 2012
In most countries in Europe and North America, Christmas is celebrated, we have the same holidays - is yet to come. In the holiday season the streets, houses and entire neighborhoods lit up with festive lights around the world. People rush to buy and give gifts to loved ones, and their way of beautifully lit up garlands, lanterns and lights, uplifting.
Trees in multi-colored lights in honor of Christmas and New Year in the Garden of Morning Calm in Gapyeong, South Korea, where more than half the population - are Christians.
Traffic on the Champs Elysees in Paris.
A huge Santa Claus at the lights on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice.
Christmas decorations and lights in Nice.
Christmas tree on the Piazza del Duomo in Milan.
One of the many decorated Christmas shop window shopping in London. Christmas - a time when many stores are now satisfied with the competition "Who better to decorate the shop window."
Fans Berlin football club "Union Berlin" with candles at the annual singing Christmas songs in the German capital.
Windmill "Hope" at the channel Bunshotene, Netherlands. This mill was built in 1967, and in 2009 it was rebuilt and restored.
Christmas decoration on the house next to Stansstad in Switzerland.
Unusual Christmas tree at Town Hall on Sol Square in Madrid.
People walk past the Christmas tree market in the center of Antwerp, Belgium. Grote Market Square lies in the heart of the old town and surrounded by its town hall and old guild houses.
installation of Christmas gifts in the form of a square in Warsaw.
People enjoy the Christmas lights on the square in Warsaw.
A Christmas tree and lights on the Red Square in Moscow. GUM is ready for the holiday!
The Indians have adorned the Cathedral of All Saints in Allahabad. Although Christians make up only 2% of the population, Christmas is a national holiday, and his love is celebrated throughout the country.
Fireworks over the Bay of Tokyo.
The beautifully decorated for the holiday district in Tokyo.
A beautiful installation in Beijing. Although Christmas and New Year in China do not celebrate (at least, with all the rest of the world), for shops is a great way to decorate shop windows and streets, to attract buyers.
A Christmas tree in front of city hall in Seoul.
Fireworks over the tree on the lake Lagoa in Rio de Janeiro. This tree is one of the largest in the world, it is decorated with millions of lights.
People go home after the ceremony of ignition lights on the Christmas tree in Brazil.
Christmas decoration on the Independence Square in Dakar, Senegal. Merchants are increasingly fill the streets of Dakar with commodities such as artificial Christmas trees and inflatable Santa Claus, and the main streets lit up with festive lights. Senegal - a modest country along the west coast of Africa - where Christians and Muslims live together in peace and enjoy the holidays with each other in the same degree.
Senegalese photographs on the phone Christmas lights in the shape of a Christmas tree in Dakar.
The Palestinians at the ceremony ignition tree on Manger Square in Bethlehem.
The people at the rink in Quebec.
Someone yard rush of Christmas lights in Kenai, Alaska.
Romance and the spirit of Christmas and got to Venice district of Los Angeles.
Adrian Leiss and her daughter Gabrielle and Amelie replace burned-out light bulbs on a garland, wrapped in an old pick-up in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.
Everyone has their own tree! Decorated with cactus in front of the house in an avalanche, Arizona.
Christmas lights and decorations for the house in San Francisco.
Fire station decorated for Christmas in San Francisco. In the background - the bridge between San Francisco and Oakland.
The house is represented by a scene from the movie "A Christmas Story" in Sacramento. In this area, many houses are abandoned, put up for auction or boarded up, and the rest of the neighbors decided to common efforts to decorate the empty house for the holiday.
Christmas lighthouse in the harbor of Portland, Maine.
The first tree of the country against the backdrop of the White House in Washington, DC, USA.
The annual lighting ceremony of Christmas trees in front of the Capitol building in Washington.
The whole crowd had gathered in front of the house of Lucy to sleep in the Brooklyn neighborhood of New York. Every Christmas tour operator Tony Muia carries tourists from around the world to this a Christmas miracle.
Eric Hall looks at the festive lights in the Brooklyn neighborhood of New York.
11-year-old Livia Markle pictures of Christmas decorations in Brooklyn.