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Placed: 26.12.2014 10:48:50

Unique Art-tree has been opened in Odessa

Odessites have celebrated the European Christmas at the square near the monument to Duke de Richelieu. The warmest in the history of Odessa knitted Art tree welcomed the guests. Picture story

December 25, 2014, on the day of European Christmas, citizens of Odessa gathered near the hand-made Christmas tree, which has been manufactured of 750 square meters of knitted fabric. Within 14 days, a team of 24 people worked on the manufacture and installation of the Art-tree. Inside the tree there is an exhibition of manufacturing photographs.

Representatives of national communities and diplomatic missions accredited in Odessa together with the organizers of the project festive prepared the program and treats for citizens and visitors of Odessa. On the eve of opening the artists and creative teams from Odessa made a show on the stage near the Duke.

When congratulating the audience on the New Year and Christmas holidays, the Mayor of Odessa Gennadiy Trukhanov noted that Odessa was built by Europeans and, since its foundation the city lives as Europeans live. Today, here live in peace more than 100 nationalities of different confessions. Odessa works closely with 19 European sister-cities and partner cities which contribute pieces of European culture in the development of the city.

More than 100 students of Odessa dance schools prepared a Christmas flash mob for all the guests of event. After the dance flash mob participants gave the inhabitants and guests of Odessa knitted scarves.

Daily in the Christmas tree from 16:00 to 18:00 will sit Santas from different countries. They will receive drawings and designs of creative trees from children and their parents. On January 14 it will be determined the winning project - the most non-standard tree, which will be installed for the celebration in 2016.



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