Santa water-skis at US National Harbour

Performers dressed as Santa and his reindeers took part in an unusual annual event at the foot of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, which connects Washington and Maryland in the US.

The show featured a water-skiing Santa, flying elves, and Frosty the Snowman.

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Xmas marked around the world

Thousands of Christian worshippers and tourists have gathered around the world to mark Christmas Day.