China Falls For Christmas — Reuters and The Christian Science Monitor


It was the week before Christmas, and the crush of shoppers elbowing their way past stalls at the Tian Yi market would have been familiar to holiday gift buyers anywhere.

So would the brightly colored baubles, red and gold bows, and strings of flashing lights from which the crowds were choosing: After all, China manufactures more than 80 percent of the world’s Christmas decorations. [Full Text]

A series of photos about Christmas and Chinese people from Getty Image, Daqituhai, and Shanghaiist:

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