Christmas around the world

Christmas comes but once a year so these folks are having their cake - a 76m-long one - and eating it, during Christmas celebrations at a consumer fair in Chandigarh, India.
Christmas comes but once a year so these folks are having their cake - a 76m-long one - and eating it, during Christmas celebrations at a consumer fair in Chandigarh, India. PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY
A refugee girl carrying a small bag she received as a gift on Christmas Day in The Jungle refugee camp in the port of Calais, France. The camp houses about 1,500 migrants - refugees and asylum-seekers from Afghanistan, Darfur, Syria, Iraq and Eritrea
A refugee girl carrying a small bag she received as a gift on Christmas Day in The Jungle refugee camp in the port of Calais, France. The camp houses about 1,500 migrants - refugees and asylum-seekers from Afghanistan, Darfur, Syria, Iraq and Eritrea - who are looking to cross the English Channel to Britain.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY
People taking part in a Christmas parade in the centre of Minsk, Belarus, on Christmas Day. In this winter tradition, the men put on Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost) costumes while the women don Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) costumes.
People taking part in a Christmas parade in the centre of Minsk, Belarus, on Christmas Day. In this winter tradition, the men put on Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost) costumes while the women don Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) costumes.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY
Above: People taking part in a Christmas parade in the centre of Minsk, Belarus, on Christmas Day. In this winter tradition, the men put on Ded Moroz (Grandfather Frost) costumes while the women don Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) costumes. Right: The crow
The crowd gathered around a 38m-tall Christmas tree at a Jakarta shopping mall enjoying fireworks on Christmas Day.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

Christmas comes but once a year so these folks are having their cake - a 76m-long one - and eating it, during Christmas celebrations at a consumer fair in Chandigarh, India.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 27, 2015, with the headline 'Christmas around the world'. Print Edition | Subscribe