Merry Christmas 2015: Photos from around the world

We bring to you some of photos Christmas celebration from around the world.

Dec 26, 2015, 16:38 PM IST
Marlies Noordeloos of the Netherlands, left, Lisa Van De Velde of Belgium, second left, Charlotte Trotter of Britain, second right, and Viktoria Sardarian of Lithuania wear Santa hats while in the surf at Bondi Beach celebrating Christmas Day in Sydney, Australia.
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Marlies Noordeloos of the Netherlands, left, Lisa Van De Velde of Belgium, second left, Charlotte Trotter of Britain, second right, and Viktoria Sardarian of Lithuania wear Santa hats while in the surf at Bondi Beach celebrating Christmas Day in Sydney, Australia.

A man dressed as Santa Claus blesses a child at a Christmas party in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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A man dressed as Santa Claus blesses a child at a Christmas party in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A Lebanese couple take selfie in front men and women wearing Santa Claus costumes during a parade for Christmas, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon.
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A Lebanese couple take selfie in front men and women wearing Santa Claus costumes during a parade for Christmas, in downtown Beirut, Lebanon.

People take part in the annual Exmouth Christmas day swim, at Exmouth beach, in Devon, England.
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People take part in the annual Exmouth Christmas day swim, at Exmouth beach, in Devon, England.

A figure in Santa costume is strapped to a surfboard for easy transport along Bondi Beach as Tom Ray, left, of Britain, Ashley Pronyk of Canada, and Helen Maine, right, of Britain celebrate Christmas Day in Sydney, Australia.
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A figure in Santa costume is strapped to a surfboard for easy transport along Bondi Beach as Tom Ray, left, of Britain, Ashley Pronyk of Canada, and Helen Maine, right, of Britain celebrate Christmas Day in Sydney, Australia.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II shelters under an umbrella as she leaves, after attending the British royal family's traditional Christmas Day church service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II shelters under an umbrella as she leaves, after attending the British royal family's traditional Christmas Day church service at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England.

Israeli Arab Christians perform at the annual Christmas parade in in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth, Israel,
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Israeli Arab Christians perform at the annual Christmas parade in in the northern Israeli city of Nazareth, Israel,

A man dressed as Santa Claus lights flares as he sits on a boat toed by swimmers, in Imperia, near Genoa, Italy.
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A man dressed as Santa Claus lights flares as he sits on a boat toed by swimmers, in Imperia, near Genoa, Italy.

Janet Hurley-Quackenbush waterskis on Christmas Day at Goodyear Lake in Colliersville, New York, during unseasonably warm weather on Dec 25.
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Janet Hurley-Quackenbush waterskis on Christmas Day at Goodyear Lake in Colliersville, New York, during unseasonably warm weather on Dec 25.

A Muslim Lebanese woman takes a selfie with Christmas trees in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.
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A Muslim Lebanese woman takes a selfie with Christmas trees in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.