A Christmas tree was lit in Rockefeller Center in New York. The symbolic button was pressed by Mayor Bill de Blazio.
The height of the festive tree was 23 meters. The tree shines with 50 thousand colored lights, and the star on top is made of three million Swarovski crystals.
For the first time in 88 years, the Christmas tree was lit with almost no spectators. An exception was made only for star guests. But you can see the Christmas tree from a special observation deck. You can do it by ticket, the session itself lasts no longer than five minutes.
A few days ago, a 25-meter long Christmas tree was installed in the center of London, the lights of which will be lit online due to the coronavirus pandemic.