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We wish you Happy Holidays

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at your nose, Yuletide carols sung by a choir and folks in Korea dressed like Eskimos. Brightly lighted trees have sprouted up all over the country. The holiday spectacle has put a special glow on the cities at night and a smile on the faces of the passers-by. Now it’s Christmas Eve, and children are rubbing their hands ― just one more night until they get their hands on their presents. Here is a glimpse of what you’ll find in Korea, steeped as it is in season’s greetings.


1 A 10-meter-high Christmas tree in front of the Daegu Bank’s offices in Daegu.

2 A tree of lights in front of Seoul City Hall.

3 Children in Gwangju, South Jeolla province, gaze at a tree made out of a bicycle tire, barrel and pots.

4 In Euljiro, downtown Seoul. decorations were splendid in front of the Lotte Hotel and Department Store.

5 A Christmas tree outside the COEX building, southern Seoul was lit amid artificial snow.
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