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It’s definitely a bright Christmas!
As the days inch closer to the most beautiful time of the year, the 195-ft-tall Christmas tree located in Tagum City in Davao del Norte has flickered on its lights to bring brand new joy and hope to the people for the Christmas season.
Photos courtesy of Tagum City LGU on Facebook
The country's tallest Christmas tree was illuminated on Wednesday night. In a statement by the City Government of Tagum, Mayor Allan L. Rellon defined the importance of the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree, saying that while it might come as unnecessary for some, but the joy the event brings to people gives hope that the world is slowly going back to normal.
The tree was adorned with 6,255 multicolored lights and has a design that advocates for simplicity, durability, and resiliency despite the ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic.
Photos courtesy of Tagum City LGU/Tagum Photographer/City Planning and Development Office on Facebook
It features five colors that emphasize different meanings, namely: blue for inspiration, green for growth and harmony, yellow for positivity and hope, white for purity and simplicity, and red for courage.
The town chief also said that the LGU has deployed marshalls to assure that minimum health protocols are being followed, but still reminded the Tagumenyos to remain disciplined even though they have achieved 70 percent of their target vaccinated population during the three-day-long mass vaccination program of the national government.
Promenaders can take pictures of the tree from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.