Women take pictures in front of a Santa Claus figure outside a shopping mall ahead of Christmas in Taiyuan
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How do Chinese people spend Christmas?

As the western world eagerly anticipates the festive season, in China Christmas will be a relatively subdued affair.

Schools and businesses will remain open and life will continue as normal for the majority of the population.

But not everyone lacks festive sprit. The BBC spoke to shoppers in Beijing, who are embracing some Christmas traditions.

  • 20 Dec 2013
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