Christmas Spirit 2015


People dressed as Santa Claus and Father Frost, the Russian equivalent, and other characters take part in a charity race on the grounds of the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNH) in Moscow, Russia, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters)



A man, dressed as Ded Moroz, takes part in a festive pre-holiday procession in Krasnodar, southern Russia, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)



Musicians play instruments while people, dressed as Ded Moroz, his granddaughter Snegurochka and other characters, participate in a festive pre-holiday procession, with the logo of Rosneft company seen in the background, in Krasnodar, southern Russia, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)



People take a ride during a festive pre-holiday procession of participants, dressed as Ded Moroz, his granddaughter Snegurochka and other characters, in Krasnodar, southern Russia, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)



People, dressed as Ded Moroz, his granddaughter Snegurochka and other characters, walk during a festive pre-holiday procession, with a board showing currency exchange rates seen in the foreground, in Krasnodar, southern Russia, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)



Participants take a selfie while people, dressed as Ded Moroz, his granddaughter Snegurochka and other characters, participate in a festive pre-holiday procession in Krasnodar, southern Russia, December 19, 2015. Ded Moroz (Old man Frost or Grandfather Frost) and Snegurochka (Snow Maiden) are the main characters of the New Year and Christmas holidays celebration in Russia and some other former Soviet states. (Photo by Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)



Bikers dressed as Santa Claus take part in a charity ride to bring gifts to hospitalized children in Marseille, France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters)



Bikers dressed as Santa Claus take part in a charity ride to bring gifts to hospitalized children in Marseille, France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters)



A biker dressed as Santa Claus takes part in a charity ride to bring gifts to hospitalized children in Marseille, France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters)



Bikers dressed as Santa Claus take part in a charity ride to bring gifts to hospitalized children in Marseille, France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters)



A biker dressed as Santa Claus takes part in a charity ride to bring gifts to hospitalized children in Marseille, France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters)



A man dressed as Santa Claus jumps near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France December 20, 2015. (Photo by Jacky Naegelen/Reuters)



A man dressed as a Santa Claus takes part in the traditional Christmas bath during an unusually warm winter day in Nice, southeastern France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Eric Gaillard/Reuters)



People dressed as Santa Claus row boats on Venice's Grand Canal, in northern Italy, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Manuel Silvestri/Reuters)



People dressed as Santa Claus row boats on Venice's Grand Canal, in northern Italy, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Manuel Silvestri/Reuters)



People dressed as Santa Claus travel in a boat on Venice's Grand Canal, in northern Italy, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Manuel Silvestri/Reuters)



People dressed as Santa Claus row a boat on Venice's Grand Canal, in northern Italy, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Manuel Silvestri/Reuters)



A man dressed as a Santa Claus takes part in the traditional Christmas bath during an unusually warm winter day in Nice, southeastern France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Eric Gaillard/Reuters)



A swimmer waves a French flag as he takes part in the traditional Christmas bath during an unusually warm winter day in Nice, southeastern France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Eric Gaillard/Reuters)



A man dressed as a Santa Claus takes part in the traditional Christmas bath during an unusually warm winter day in Nice, southeastern France, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Eric Gaillard/Reuters)



A volunteer wearing a Santa Claus costume distributes presents to children at a poor community in Najaf, south of Baghdad, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)



Volunteers wearing Santa Claus costumes distribute presents to children at a poor community in Najaf, south of Baghdad, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)



Volunteers wearing Santa Claus costumes distribute presents to children at a poor community in Najaf, south of Baghdad, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)



A volunteer wearing a Santa Claus costume distributes presents to children at a poor community in Najaf, south of Baghdad, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)



A man wearing a Santa Claus costume distributes presents to children at a poor community in Najaf, south of Baghdad, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)



Volunteers wearing Santa Claus costumes distribute presents to children at a poor neighborhood in Najaf, south of Baghdad, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)



Volunteers wearing Santa Claus costumes distribute presents to the poor in Najaf, south of Baghdad, December 19, 2015. (Photo by Alaa Al-Marjani/Reuters)



People dressed as Santa Claus and Father Frost, its Russian equivalent, and other characters run during a charity race on the grounds of the Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy (VDNH) in Moscow, Russia, December 20, 2015. (Photo by Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters)





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