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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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
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Rockefeller Center's Christmas Tree and ice skating rink in New York City, USA, are the main attractions during winter holiday season, amongst city's residents and tourists alike...
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Submitted: Sunday, 8th January, 2012 14:26 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 25th December, 2011
Focal length: 17 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 200
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