Students play Christmas songs during Christmas eve along the shore of Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong Monday Dec. 24, 2012. Christmas is a public holiday and recognized as commercial event rather than religious event in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Gallery: Christmas Eve around the world
Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:41 PM
From Afghanistan to Hong Kong and Alaska to Haiti, take a look at scenes from Christmas Eve around the world.