Holiday season returns to Athens with 17 metre Christmas tree

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A 17-metre Christmas tree was lit in Syntagma Square by the outgoing Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis on Thursday, November 23, creating a joyful atmosphere across the Greek city.

According to Ekathimerini, along with the 17 metre tree, a total of 24,000 LED lights lit up the area, instantly spreading magic and Christmas cheer to everyone who had come to witness the festive event.

In a post on X, Bakoyannis shared his excitement for Christmas during this annual tradition.

“Christmas, the most beautiful time of the year is approaching. Young and old, we are counting down!”

Source: Ekathimerini

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