This week’s photo theme is China Plaza Xmas: ostentatious Christmas mall displays in China’s mostly secular megacities.

Not to be outdone by its neighbor to the north,¬†downtown Beijing’s Topwin Center mall/office plaza has a gigantic Santa dancing on its glittering facade by night. Here he is again, mid-hip-swing:

This nimble St. Nick is actually one of several animations that flicker across Topwin’s glass face. Others include a flying sleigh and careening candy cane:

Topwin’s tree, while not projected onto the side of a skyscraper, is also pretty nice: