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First Sunday in advent: The big Christmas tree is lit at Rådhuspladsen

Lena Hunter
December 3rd, 2023


Everyone is invited to join the festive procession from Nyhavn to Rådhuspladsen, where Father Christmas will light the 20-meter, four-tonne tree accompanied by a choir and live orchestra. See the schedule here.


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The tradition of lighting the tree after the Town Hall bell rings at 4pm on the first Sunday in advent dates back to 1914. Photo: Nikolai Evereth Hansen/Københavns Kommune Økonomiforvaltningen

Everyone is invited to join the festive procession from Nyhavn to Rådhuspladsen, where Father Christmas will light the 20-meter, four-tonne tree accompanied by a choir and live orchestra. See the schedule here.

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