Christmas tree for Red Square - is the main Christmas decorations all over the country. By its choice of approach with special attention.
Spruce has to meet certain standards because of the appearance of the green beauty depends on the mood of the long-awaited and beloved winter holidays.
New Year celebrations in Russia has a proudtraditions. At the turn of the 17th and 18th centuries, the famous reformer, Czar Peter, has approved by decree the commandment to celebrate the New Year on the night of January 1, and decorate the house with fir, pine and juniper branches.
Decades passed, and instead appeared branchescustom install for this holiday live spruce. They are decorated with wooden toys, candies, nuts and fruits. For the first time in celebration of the new 1850 ate were decorated with beads made of glass.
The first Soviet Christmas tree in 1937, removed hundredspictures and sent to all corners of the country. From this year the main tree of the country invariably installed on Red Square on the eve of New Year holidays.
From Moscow comes green beauty
Every year on the main square setlush green beauty. Her choice - it is extremely responsible. Select it on the strictest standards, and we are mainly talking about the quality of spruce wood: spruce should decorate the area for 3 weeks when the temperature drops. A tree with high-quality timber for a long time will not crumble needle.
We select the "green" beauty to decorateRed Square in the woods near the Great Ustyug, which is considered the birthplace of Santa Claus, in suburban Klin or Naro-Fominsk. Suitable tree experts select the summer and it complies with the following standards:
- The height of the tree - from 28 to 30 metrov-
- The circumference of the barrel - 70 cm
- Swipe the lower branches - 3 meters.
This selection can not engage young trees, so the area is set Christmas tree, which is no less than 100 years.
Installing New Year symbol
Chopping wood is traditionally accompanied by wiresForest beauty to the city. He delivered it to Moscow on a special road train. On an area team of installers multimeter sets the tree in a special concrete construction, not to be able to knock down the wind.
After installation, start the festive decorations. Christmas tree on Red Square is decorated with thousands of glass toys - balls, bows, silver bells. To top it off through the branches to hang garlands of lights, representing the colors of the Russian flag, its length is more than a kilometer. Next to the elegant spruce skating rink, ice sculptures are installed. All the days of the Christmas holidays here are colorful festivals and concerts.
Happy New Year celebration is complete withoutits traditional character. Richly decorated fir tree is installed on Red Square next to GUM and provides countdown happy and carefree Christmas holidays.