The official lighting ceremony of holiday decorations along the famous Avenue des Champs-Élysées in
. The Avenue is now awash with Christmas lights and flashing LED lights have been hung on the trees to create a "snowflake" effect. Paris took place on the evening of 22 November
French actress Mélanie Laurent (Inglorious Basterds) was this year's guest to illuminate the Champs-Elysées. She was accompanied by Bertrand Delanoë, the Mayor of Paris.
So pretty! (And, wish I was there ...)
Photos courtesy of Zimbio.com