Solemn ceremony of lighting the main Christmas tree USA.
On the last day of autumn, the solemn ceremony of lighting the main Christmas tree USA. Giant spruce height of 22, 5 m was installed in the central square of New York Rockefeller Plaza as early as mid-November. It took several weeks working to beautify this gigantic green beauty: used for decoration garland length of 8 kilometers from 30,000 light bulbs and spruce crowned top of a huge star from Swarovski crystals. The annual opening of the Christmas tree is an important tradition, which began with the 30's, during the Great Depression. Like so many years before, in the lighting ceremony lights on spruce, whose age is 75 years old, took part in the famous singers, actors and journalists.