Stowe Vermont Snow Scene (Source: AP)
South African Christmas(Source: AP) Two boys cry as they are held by Santa Claus, Johannesburg, South Africa
Boston Ballet (Source: AP) Pollyana Ribeiro rehearses role of the Snow Queen in the Boston Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker"
Father Frost, Russia (Source: AP) Father Frost headshot, Russian equivalent of Santa Claus
Frozen Oranges, Icicles(Source: AP) Oranges in Florida
Brasil: Homeless Woman At Christmas (Source: AP) A homeless woman decorates a tree with garbage in Brasilia, Brazil.
Godzilla Christmas (Source: AP) Godzilla-shaped Christmas tree spews smoke, Aqua City Odaiba shopping mall, Tokyo, Japan
Great Blue Heron In Snow (Source: AP) A Great Blue Heron in the snow
Kids Playing in Snow (Source: AP) Children playing in the snow
Mexican Christmas Angels (Source: AP) Mexican children dressed like angels for Christmas Eve celebration
Russian Church (Source: AP) Christmas Eve celebration in front of Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception, Moscow, Russia
India Sand Santa
Students join sand sculpture artists to create a 30-meter-long (100-foot-long) Santa Claus sculpture on the Puri golden beach, in the Indian state of Orissa on the eve of Christmas. Though Hindus and Muslims comprise the majority of the population in India, Christmas is celebrated with much fanfare. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)(Source: AP)
Santa and A Donkey(Source: AP) Santa Claus arrives in his beach attire with donkey Dino outside Harrods store to promote new christmas department, London, England
Britian Santa School(Source: AP) Santa Claus performers take part in the Ministry of Fun Santa School, London, England
Australia Christmas(Source: AP) British tourists wear Santa masks and hats, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia