Christmas Day

The crèche by mystuart on flickr.com

25 December every year: Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Christmas Day

The crèche by mystuart on flickr.com

25 December every year: Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Christmas Day

The crèche by mystuart on flickr.com

25 December every year: Christian festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Hanukkah

Last night of Hannukah by Len Radin on flickr.com

Eight-day Jewish festival of lights.

Diwali

Rangoli on Diwali by Chintanmannan on Flickr.com

Hindu festival of lights; also celebrated by Jains and Sikhs.

Navaratri

Image of Durga by Roshan Rao on flickr.com

Start of nine-day Hindu festival symbolising the triumph of good over evil.