Christmas tree arrives in Trafalgar Square
A norwegian xmas tree has arrived in Trafalgar Square in respect with annual tradition.
This year’s spruce tree, which is given by Norway to Britain yearly, appears at 68ft (21m) tall.
It’s going to be decorated with lights later, but they will not be turned on until a ceremony on evening thursday.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of a spruce tree sent from Norway being erected in the famous London that is central square.
Every year to thank Britain for its support during World War II since 1947, a Christmas tree was delivered by Norway.
King Haakon VII sent the tree that is first a token of their gratitude after he had been forced to flee Norway and seek sanctuary in Britain when Nazi Germany invaded their homeland.
The tree have not always inspired excitement among Londoners, however.
The spruce that arrived in 2019 received criticism for looking “anaemic” and “droopy”.
The look of the tree was defended by the ambassador that is british Norway, the appropriately known as Richard Wood, whom stated: “this is exactly what 90-year-old, 25m woods into the crazy seem like.
“It is crucial to give consideration to the symbolism of the tree as opposed to simply how branches that are many has.”
The tree that is latest will be on display in Trafalgar Square until 6 January, when it’s going to be taken down and shredded for compost.