The Christmas tree is one of the main symbols of the holiday. In Ukraine every city and town is surprising it’s residents with new Christmas tree designs. Which one is your favourite?
This year, a 25-meter Christmas tree is decorated with over 1,500 toys and three kilometers of white string lights, some in the form of crystals. Another innovation this year is a screen through which visitors will convey festive greetings.
The main New Year’s tree of Kharkiv has been recognized as the highest in Ukraine – its height reaches 40 meters. It is also one of the most expensive, with about three million hryvnias spent on its construction.
In Lviv, a 20-meter fir tree shone with lights on the square near the Opera and Ballet Theater. This year, according to a good tradition, it was presented to the regional center by Nadiya Petrukh, a resident of the village of Buda, Yavoriv district. The tree has grown at her estate for almost 40 years.
The main Christmas tree of Ivano-Frankivsk is artificial. It is 18 meters high.
The main Christmas tree installed next to the Odesa City Hall is 20 meters high and nine meters wide. The tree was decorated with about four kilometers of garlands and rope lights.
In Chernihiv, an artificial Christmas tree with a height of 18 meters is installed for the fifth year in a row.
A 16-meter Christmas tree in Mariupol was installed on Tatralna Square near the Drama Theater. This year it was supplemented with new toys and a garland string light with two additional modes.
This year, a Christmas tree in Poltava was decorated with a large tent made of garlands.
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