"It (Kyiv Christmas tree – ed.) is decorated with about a thousand different Christmas tree ornaments that flicker in the light of illumination. - this year it and 4 kilometers of multicolored garlands were ordered specially to match the colors of the domes of Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv. The Christmas tree is ‘protected’ by large figures of nutcrackers and heroes of the beloved adults’ and kids' cartoon about the Cossacks,” stated in Kyiv City State Administration’s message.
It is also noted that this year's capital tree is over 20 meters high. It was placed fifth in the EBD rating, behind the Cologne Christmas tree in Germany, Strasbourg in France, and the capital's Christmas trees in the Czech Republic and Lithuania.
As we reported earlier, on December 29, the first festive bicycle parade from Christmas tree to Christmas tree #bike2holidays was held in Kyiv. The cycling parade started at Sofiyska square and ended at Kontraktova Street.
"The #bike2holidays bicycle parade has demonstrated that cycling is not tied to the warm season and can bear company even during the New Year celebrations and other winter holidays. We would like to thank everyone who joined us, to thank for the holiday mood and funny cycle ride through the city,” the message reads.