Christmas Around the World 2022 Edition

Published December 27th, 2022 - 09:39 GMT

ALBAWABA - Countries all over the world celebrate Christmas in different traditions and spirit. What follows are snapshots of the festivities that usually fall on 25 December of each year. 

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Christmas in Rome

A general view shows the municipality's Christmas Tree at Capitoline Hill, were the pedal-powered municipal tree is lit thanks to volunteers, Romans or tourists, by activating the six "bicycle-generators" placed at its base, in central Rome, on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP)

A pedestrian walks past a shop window with teddy bears as decoration ahead of the New Year and Christmas festivities in Moscow on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)

A pedestrian walks past a shop window with teddy bears as decoration ahead of the New Year and Christmas festivities in Moscow on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)

Christmas in Cairo

A woman films with her phone during Christmas morning mass at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral of St Nicholas in Egypt's capital Cairo on December 25, 2022. (Photo by Shrooq ELSAYED / AFP)

Coptic pope

Tawadros II, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, speaks during his meeting with his Greek counterpart the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa after Christmas morning mass at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral of St Nicholas in the Azhar district of Egypt's capital Cairo on December 25, 2022. (Photo by Shrooq ELSAYED / AFP)

Christmas in China

This photo taken on December 24, 2022 shows people visiting a business area on Christmas eve in Guangzhou, in China's southern Guangdong province. (Photo by AFP) / CHINA OUT

Christmas in Hong Kong

This photo taken on December 25, 2022 shows people taking photos of a Christmas tree by the waterfront in West Kowloon district in Hong Kong. (Photo by Yan ZHAO / AFP)

Christmas in Armenia

People cross a pedestrian bridge decorated with Christmas and New Year lights in downtown Yerevan on December 25, 2022. (Photo by Karen MINASYAN / AFP)

Christmas in Rome
A pedestrian walks past a shop window with teddy bears as decoration ahead of the New Year and Christmas festivities in Moscow on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)
Christmas in Cairo
Coptic pope
Christmas in China
Christmas in Hong Kong
Christmas in Armenia
Christmas in Rome
A general view shows the municipality's Christmas Tree at Capitoline Hill, were the pedal-powered municipal tree is lit thanks to volunteers, Romans or tourists, by activating the six "bicycle-generators" placed at its base, in central Rome, on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP)
A pedestrian walks past a shop window with teddy bears as decoration ahead of the New Year and Christmas festivities in Moscow on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)
A pedestrian walks past a shop window with teddy bears as decoration ahead of the New Year and Christmas festivities in Moscow on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)
Christmas in Cairo
A woman films with her phone during Christmas morning mass at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral of St Nicholas in Egypt's capital Cairo on December 25, 2022. (Photo by Shrooq ELSAYED / AFP)
Coptic pope
Tawadros II, Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, speaks during his meeting with his Greek counterpart the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa after Christmas morning mass at the Greek Orthodox Patriarchal Cathedral of St Nicholas in the Azhar district of Egypt's capital Cairo on December 25, 2022. (Photo by Shrooq ELSAYED / AFP)
Christmas in China
This photo taken on December 24, 2022 shows people visiting a business area on Christmas eve in Guangzhou, in China's southern Guangdong province. (Photo by AFP) / CHINA OUT
Christmas in Hong Kong
This photo taken on December 25, 2022 shows people taking photos of a Christmas tree by the waterfront in West Kowloon district in Hong Kong. (Photo by Yan ZHAO / AFP)
Christmas in Armenia
People cross a pedestrian bridge decorated with Christmas and New Year lights in downtown Yerevan on December 25, 2022. (Photo by Karen MINASYAN / AFP)