Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree: How to change the main symbol of the holiday
• Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree: How to change the main symbol of the holiday
New Year's holidays are getting closer, and the cities are increasingly immersed in a fantastic atmosphere. In New York, the main symbol of the holiday was considered and is still considered the Christmas tree installed at Rockefeller Center. What it was the first tree and how to change the main symbol of Christmas for New Yorkers - in our selection.
For the first time there was a tree in this place in 1931. On workers photos lined up around the Christmas tree. No one suspected that it will turn into a real Christmas tradition that has come to our days.
In 1949, the tree seemed so. At the same time, and there was an ice rink for all visitors.
This incredible picture opened in 1955. By the tree can be approached, passing the arch of the angels.
But the bright and elegant Christmas tree in 1959.
The unusual scenery could not attract the attention of passing citizens. The photo was taken in 1962.
Christmas Day 1979 looked like this. People bustled, skating, rested, and Christmas tree, as always, was in the right place.
In 1989, the height of the tree reaches 19 meters.
In 1997, the Christmas tree has reached 22 meters! In the photo a local band playing in front of the center.
In 2003 took place 71st in a row ceremony of ignition lights on the Christmas tree. It has become even higher and even more colorful.
What will be the Christmas tree this year - is unknown. But she promises not to disappoint the inhabitants of the Big Apple.