Christmas Tree arrives at Rockefeller Center in New York City

The 75-foot Norway spruce arrived on Saturday at the Rockefeller Center in New York City to serve as one of the world’s most famous Christmas trees.

The tree will be decorated in the coming weeks, and according to NBC, it will have more than 5 miles of lights illuminated at a ceremony on December 2 at 7 pm, which is airing the event. No person will be allowed to have an audience this year Coronavirus Epidemic, the network said.

The tree was donated by Al Dick of Daddy Al’s General Store in Vanatta, Central New York.

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Workers prepare a 75-foot tall Norway spruce tree for transportation to New York City, donated by Daddy Al’s General Store on November 12, 2020, in Vanatta, New York.

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Tishman Spear, the company that built the Rockefeller Center, has said it is particularly proud to maintain the tree tradition this year.

The epidemic has led to the cancellation of some other New York holiday customs, such as the Radio City Christmas spectacle.

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Workers move a 75-foot (23-m) Norway spruce that will serve as the ‘Christmas Tree’ at the Rockefeller Center in New York on November 14, 2020.

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