Top 25 Facts about the Rockefeller Christmas Tree

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is well known worldwide. In Australia we are familiar with the Rockefeller Center because of TV shows broadcast from the NBC studios (The Today Show, Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Saturday Night Live), TV shows based at the Center (30 Rock) and the Radio […]

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Rockefeller Christmas Tree 2012

The Rockefeller Center in New York City is a busy place at Christmas time. It starts with a  Christmas Concert and Tree Lighting Ceremony. This year’s Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Center concert performers included Mariah Carey, Rod Stewart, CeeLo Green, Scotty McCreery, Il Volo, Victoria Justice, Brooke White,  Trace Adkins and Tony Bennett,  Billy Crystal, […]

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Christmas Light Shows

Melbourne holds some amazing Free Christmas Light and Sound Shows. Here are some of the big shows on in 2012. Melbourne Town Hall Christmas Projections The outside of Melbourne Town Hall is displaying a spectacular light show again this year.  Dates: 30/11/2012  –  25/12/2012, 9pm – 11pm, at 100 Swanston Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Monday: […]

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Perth Christmas Lights

Christmas Light Show Video Perth, Australia Today we bring you a Christmas Lights show video. The music is a modern version of “Carol of the Bells” from The Grove Gallery [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipsz–C8wAs&feature=share&list=PLzWkjfRB3zheabNXp1PGqiBoUE0ZZNNaX[/youtube] You can view more light shows from this house on the World’s Best Christmas Lights Channel on YouTube. This year’s light show had to […]

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Advent Calendar Day 16 – Unusual Christmas Trees

We have talked about all the shapes and sizes that you can find in real Christmas Trees. Today I show you some very unusual Christmas Trees from around the world:   Solar Powered Christmas Tree in Salermo Italy Image by: Peter Zoon Flickr The Vatican Christmas Tree 2007, Italy   Soo Kee Jewellery, Singapore,  Diamond […]

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Advent Calendar Day 14 Christmas Tree Shapes

Real Christmas Trees come in all shapes and sizes as you can see from the photos below.  The trees we choose to decorate for our homes are trimmed as they grow to give them an even shape and to stop them from growing too tall. In Australia we mostly use the Monterey (Radiata) pine for […]

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Advent Calendar Day 11

Melbourne Xmas tree lighting ceremony 2011 Here is a video of the lighting ceremony that took place in City Square, Melbourne, on 1st December: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7zAGJLZwdY[/youtube] 2011 jingle bells instrumental Computerised Melbourne Christmas Lights In Preston There are almost 30,000 lights used in this display. [youtube width=”450″ height=”273″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m2sGBZlSq0[/youtube] More Information: Melbourne Christmas Lights Location: 47 Gordon […]

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