It’s now a tradition that the first sunday in advent is the lighting of the tree in the Copenhagen town hall square.

This years tree is approx 21m tall, weighs 8 tons and is adorned with 700 lights and 100 christmas hearts from Børnenes Kontor.

15:00 The event starts in Nyhavn with the fire brigade traditional Christmas procession.

15.40 The ladder truck will arrive with Santa Claus in Rådhuspladsen.

16:00 The tree will be lit.