The White House arrived Christmas tree

First Rockefeller center, now the White house. The spirit of Christmas has officially arrived in Washington together with the “presidential” festive spruce, and you can not hide from it.

The President Trump and the First lady met Fraser fir of 19.5 feet(Abies Fraseri) on the morning of Monday, November 19, the Tree that won the annual National contest Christmas Tree Association, will become the center of the traditional holiday of the exposition in the White house.

By the way, fir, who came to the district of Columbia from the mountains of North Carolina, is not the only “star” tree in Washington. On November 28, there will be a solemn ceremony of lighting the lights on the national Christmas tree on the Ellipse in the Presidential Park. This year the Christmas tradition is 96 years old.

In the US, actively preparing for the holiday season and decorate the streets. Next Thursday, Americans will celebrate one of the most popular holidays in the country – thanksgiving day.