Christmas tree has appeared on the Market Place
Christmas tree`s appearing to the Market Place is a sure mark of coming holidays. Christmas tree was set on Wednesday November 9 by lumberjacks and and a crane. Christmas tree will get its lights during the Christmas season`s opening on Saturday, November 19.
This year`s tree was found at Pihkainmäki hill.
We always choose for the Market Place a good shaped, beautiful and about 20 m tall tree. If chosen tree damages during the cutting, we have a "reserve" tree chosen, - tells Kuopio City`s forester Heikki Soininen.
Christmas tree was transfered to the Market Place by special carriage truck and raised by a crane.
Tree arrived to the Market Place. Photo: Vicente Serra / Kuopio City
In addition to the main Christmas tree, City of Kuopio will get about 15 smaller Christmas trees to different parts of the city.
City of Kuopio wishes a peaceful Christmas waiting to all Kuopio residents!
Christmas tree is raising in front of the City Hall. Photo: Vicente Serra / Kuopio City