>> A welcomed gift for Austria's refugees, not just the Christmas cheer laid on for the kids at this shelter. But also the defeat of anti-immigration Norbert Hofer in Sunday's presidential elections. Winner Alexander Van der Bellen, the son of refugees, says he's open to the world.>> I'm Reuters reporter Lucie Field, they're here at the Red Cross Shelter in Vienna, where the mood among both Austrian volunteers just trying to help out all they can, and among the refugees themselves, is one of celebration.
That's partly because they're holding the Christmas party for the children today, but it's also, of course, partly because of the election. Fahreed Mousali, from Afghanistan, has awaited asylum for thirteen months with his wife and two young children.>> Mr. is very kind man. He is with refugee, not opposite of refugee.
>> More than 120,000 people have claimed asylum in Austria in two years, galvanizing the far right but not only them. Mia Famek is one of many volunteers helping out. Like the majority in Vienna, she voted for Van der Bellen.>> I'm so glad feeling, yeah. It is best it could be.
>> A Syrian refugee manages the shelter.>>
> We've had so much support and encouragement from our neighbors. Earlier, for example, a couple came in with a bag of presents for the kids and stayed to help us to hand out the Christmas cake.>> But some say this safe haven, and multicultural Vienna itself, are bubbles.
Outside, about a third of Austrians support Hofer's Freedom Party, disquieted by the guests in their midst.