LAHORE The Christmas celebrations have begun across the city. Annual Christmas function was held at the Lahore YMCA the other day. The event began with a sermon by Rev Shahid Miraj, Vicar of the Lahore Cathedral Church of Resurrection, which was followed by carol singing. General Secretary of the Japan YMCA Shaigeru Shimada was the chief guest on the occasion. Other guests included TheNation Editor Salim Bokhari, Mazhar Qayyum Khan, singer Waris Baig, Malik Razzak, Rev Emmanuel Khokar, Rev Rocky, Haroon Rehmat and Shumaila Asher Massey. Popular singer A Nayyar presented his hit songs with Sajjad Taffu leading the orchestra. Sajjads son Mehtab gave a solo performance on mandolin.