December 10th, 2007 – by: Luci26
The biggest christmas tree from Europe. It is placed in the Union Square, Bucharest, at the moment of lighting the 76 meters (aproximately a quarter of the Eiffel Height) high Christmas tree, with 3 meters star, and a base larger then 20 meters, weighting 200 tones.
The National Day of Romania was celebrated, besides the traditional way, with the inauguration of the biggest Christmas tree in Europe on the evening of December 1. The tree is decorated with some 2,300,000 lights in Unirii’s Square. The evening was market by music shows and fireworks by the tree.
The lighting of the tree was preceded by a series of manifestations dedicated to the National Day. Hundreds of citizens gathered in Universitatii Square starting with 6 pm to enjoy the Romanian folklore music show organized by the City Hall. Later in the evening, Christmas decorations were lighted throughout the capital city streets.