Christmas across the entire continent of Africa is one special season of the year everyone always look forward to. It’s that period when you can let your hair down, visit family and friends, go shopping and pop into the cinema, among other things. Well, we’ve traversed the continent to gather a collage of some of the exciting ways Africans celebrate Christmas. Here are 20 beautiful pictures of Christmas in Africa. It’s an amazing collection. Enjoy!

1. Santa (aka Father Christmas) in Mombasa

Father Christmas in Mombasa

 

2. Two gorgeous lions decked in Christmas hats

17 - Gorgeous Christmas African Lions

 

3. A ‘Santa Costume Seller 

3 - A 'Santa-Seller'

 

4. Santa, a dog, & a canoe

4 - Santa in a canoe

 

5. Adorable Children wearing Santa Hats

5 - Beautiful children in Santa caps

 

6. Children preparing for a Christmas Play in the Democratic Republic of Congo

6 - Children preparing for a Christmas Play in the Democratic Republic of Congo

 

7. Fruity African Christmas

7 - A fruity Christmas

 

8. Father Christmas in Gambia

8 - Father-Christmas-Gambia

 

9. Christmas in the African Jungle

9 - Christmas in the jungle

 

10. Christmas at the Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls

10 - Spend Christmas swimming at the Victoria Falls

 

11. Girl selling Christmas Souvenirs in Cairo, Egypt

11 - Girl selling christmas wares in Cairo, Egypt

 

12. Women singing African folk songs

12 - African women singing folk songs

 

13. Children rehearsing for a Christmas Carol

13 - Children rehearsing for a Carol

 

14. Singing and Dancing to Christmas folk songs in East Africa

14 - Singing and Dancing to Christmas folk songs in East Africa

 

15. Singing to Christmas folk songs in West Africa

Christmas Singing

 

16. Children display their handmade Christmas Greeting Cards

16 - Children Displaying their handmade Christmas Greeting Cards (1)

 

17. Delicious Nigerian Christmas Cake

christmas-cake

 

18. Children receiving gifts from Santa in South Africa

18 - Children receiving gifts from Santa (1)

 

19. Smiling baby wearing a Santa hat

19 - Adorable baby wearing a santa hat

 

20. Father Christmas arrives Gugulethu Township, South Africa

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Michael Alvin

Michael Alvin

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Michael Alvin is a lawyer and a UNESCO certified journalist. At Afro Tourism, he blends creativity with his training in telling moving stories about his personal experience on his various trips across Africa.
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