Countries and their Christmas Traditions

Challenge #61 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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Show me how Christmas is celebrated around the world. Please state the name of the country the photo is from (mandatory), and if you want to put more details in the description to explain more of the traditions it would be a great learning experience for us all (optional).
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Christmas Street party!
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In Thailand, though a Buddhist Country, make it a point to decorate their streets with Christmas decors to make it attractive and seem like home to a lot of visitors from around the world.
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Submitted: Monday, 2nd January, 2012 11:08 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 25th December, 2011
Focal length: 28 mm
Shutter speed: 1/40 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 500
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