Why the Philippines leads the world in celebrating Christmas

Christmas celebrations in the Philippines are the longest -- and most lavish -- in the world. These <a href='http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-887973'>beautifully lit trees </a>in Makati City, Philippines were captured by iReporter Martin Javin.

Christmas celebrations in the Philippines are the longest -- and most lavish -- in the world. These beautifully lit trees in Makati City, Philippines were captured by iReporter Martin Javin.