The country's main Christmas tree was cut down in the Dmitrovsky forest area of Moscow region in the presence of the acting Governor of the region Andrei Vorobyov and Santa Claus
Cut down the main tree of the country
On December 17, in the Dmitrov forestry cut down century-old spruce, which will establish on the Cathedral square of the Moscow Kremlin
The event was attended by acting Governor of the Moscow region Andrey Vorobyov and the representatives of the administration of the President of the Russian Federation.
The main Christmas tree of the country chose two months ago. Criteria height over 30 meters, the trunk diameter 64 cm, correct form and a fluffy crown. Age ate more than a hundred years. Two months the tree was guarded by the police. Today the forest beauty picked up by the crane, not falling while chopping, and a couple of lumberjacks to cut down a tree.
According to the Director of the Dmitrov forestry Vladimir Marchenko, branches of spruce are matched to associate during the day, so they are not damaged in transit, then it will be loaded on a special truck to deliver trees in the center of Moscow.
At the ceremony of the cutting of spruce V. Marchenko, chief Forester of the district, got a small axe from Director Hilarion of forestry, which last year cut the main Christmas tree of Russia. Acting Moscow region Governor Andrei Vorobyov congratulated all with coming New year.
“In 2112 year several thousand trees will be able to claim the title of main forest beauty”, - concluded V. Marchenko.
Local authorities organized a celebration for residents of the area. The event was attended by several hundred local residents. Right at the future main tree of the country was established scene, immediately organized the fair, song and dance. Santa Claus came to the concert from the helicopter, very much pleased the children.
The event was attended by the acting Governor of of Moscow suburbs Andrei Vorobyov. “We became a good tradition to pick up the main Christmas tree of the country in the Moscow region. Luxurious, very smiling fir tomorrow I'll go to the Kremlin, on the main square of the country”,- said Alexei Vorobyov.
It is expected that on Tuesday a special combination of a festive fir will go to Moscow.
Source: official website of the Federal forestry Agency 17.12.12.
Translated by «Yandex.Translator»