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22 Dec 2020
Lebanese launch lanterns in Beirut's Gemmayzeh neighbourhood during the lighting of a Christmas tree, in memory of the victims of the devastating August explosion at the Port of Beirut. Firefighters stand in front of the Christmas tree created by Lebanese artist Hayat Nazer and decorated with uniforms of firefighters and rescue workers as a way to pay tribute to those who died in the blast.
7 Dec 2020
"Thank you very much and a very Merry Christmas to all. It's going to be a great year," says US President Donald Trump during the National Tree Lighting ceremony, which was pre-recorded due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The President was joined by the First Lady Melania Trump who had the honor of lighting the 30-foot Colorado blue spruce at the White House.
3 Dec 2020
US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi attends the lighting of the Christmas tree at The Capitol. This year's tree is a 55-foot Engelmann Spruce from Colorado.
19 Nov 2020
A tiny owl was saved after getting stuck in the Rockefeller Center tree: 'It's the Christmas miracle of 2020' ... Then, the caller told her where exactly this tiny owl was hiding out. “She said, 'At the Christmas tree in the Rockefeller Center,' ” Kalish, the founder and director of the center, told The Washington Post.
3 Dec 2017
A giant Christmas tree has been lit up in Bethlehem's Manger Square, signalling the start of the festive season.

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