A Christmas tree with a twist . As huge numbers of travellers prepare to fly home for Christmas or to the sun for the festive season, security officers at Vilnius Airport in Lithuania have come up with an unusual take on one of the most popular Christmas traditions. The annual lighting of the Vilnius' Christmas tree was held on Saturday evening, officially kicking off the holiday season celebrations in the Lithuanian capital. Read more: Kaunas prepares for environment-friendly âSpace Christmasâ.
The five-week festival 'Christmas in Capital 2019' will kick off on Saturday, November 30, with the lighting of two Christmas trees in Vilnius, in Cathedral Square and Town Hall Square. The annual lighting of the Vilnius' Christmas tree was held on Saturday evening, officially kicking off the holiday season celebrations in the Lithuanian capital. November 30, 2019. However the particular surroundings and decorations of the Christmas tree change each year and always become a surprise. Vilnius is preparing to launch its Christmas season with a tree that, according to the mayor, will be the prettiest in Europe. âIn recent years, more and more tourists come to our capital city in December and they leave happy, because their expectations have been met. Last updated on October 22, 2019 By Heather Hall. And it's not just the Lithuanian airport that has got creative with the Christmas tree concept this year.
Vilnius is preparing to launch its Christmas season with a tree that, according to the mayor, will be the prettiest in Europe.
On November 30, a traditional charity fair in Vilnius Town Hall, hosted by foreign embassies, will raise funds for NGOs working with children, disabled people and the elderly. The festival will include Christmas markets, a Christmas train and a skating ring in LukiÅ¡kÄs Square.
Meáin Náisiúnta Seirbhíse Poiblí na hÉireann. A spokesman for aviation security at Vilnius Airport said: "If you don't want your personal, yet prohibited belongings to land on next year’s Christmas tree – you better check out the baggage requirements before you pack for your next flight.". The Vilnius Christmas tree lighting has become one of the most revered holiday events in the Baltics thanks to the city’s over-the-top illuminations. The centrepiece of the programme will be an animated story projected onto the Cathedral wall on December 25â29.
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They include all sorts of dangerous goods such as knives, scissors and blades. Paulius Jurgutis, the head of Vilnius Culture Centre, previously told LRT.lt that the city would spend 90,000 euros on the Christmas tree in Cathedral Square this year.
November 6, 2019.
© RTÉ 2020. The main Christmas tree is lit up at Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Nov. 30, 2019. Presenting the programme on Tuesday, Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Å imaÅ¡ius said that the Lithuanian capital seeks to have the most beautiful Christmas tree in Europe. December 2, 2019 .
Brussels-based travel organization European Best Destinations recently named Vilnius Christmas tree the most beautiful in Europe based on the expectations of more than 14 000 travellers from 82 countries.
The year I took the bus down from Riga, the fantastic fir was decked out with windows, lanterns, green garland, and enough lights to be seen from space.
Vilnius Christmas tree the most beautiful in Europe The remarkable Christmas trees of Vilnius are a sight that the city guests appreciate more each year. The five-week festival 'Christmas in Capital 2019' will kick off on Saturday, November 30, with the lighting of two Christmas trees in Vilnius, in Cathedral Square and Town Hall Square. December 5, 2019. The main Christmas tree is lit up at Cathedral Square in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Nov. 30, 2019. All of the items used for their 1.5 metre high masterpiece were taken away from passengers during airport security screening. From above, a clock face was revealed, with arrays of lights forming bright roman numerals, a reminder of the approaching New Year countdown.
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Alternative Christmas in the Capital Will Come to the Old Prison Yard. Chess Queen-like Christmas Tree Lit Up in Vilnius. [...] We try to create a festival combining unique ideas, style, modernity and tradition," said Å imaÅ¡ius. Vilnius is spending â¬90k on Christmas tree this year / D. Umbrasas/LRT, Preparations for Christmas in Vilnius Cathedral Square / D. Umbrasas/LRT, Vilnius is spending â¬90k on Christmas tree this year, Preparations for Christmas in Vilnius Cathedral Square, Kaunas prepares for environment-friendly âSpace Christmasâ, Lithuania marks All Saints' Day with a public holiday, Coronavirus update: 837 new cases in Lithuania, As Belarus strikes, some miners already had to find refuge in Lithuania, Vilnius seeks to have the prettiest Christmas tree in Europe. RTÉ.ie is the website of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland's National Public Service Media. Last year, Vilnius Christmas tree was featured in a number of foreign media outlets, including USA Today, Matador Network, Corriere della Serra and Brussels Express. It will be decorated with 100,000 electric lights, according to one of the designers, Dominykas KonceviÄius.
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