The giant Christmas tree in Rio

 
The giant Christmas tree in Rio
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Accompanied by colorful fireworks, the lights of the giant floating Christmas tree was again switched on in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

2.5 million miniature bulbs have been installed, along with 105km of rope lights, 25kms of tubing, 1,700 strobes and 168 LED reflectors, as well as six generators on barges. Nearly 1,500 staff are involved in the project of lighting the 53 meter high Christmas tree in the lake Rodrigo de Freitas.

Thousands of people gathered around the lake to see the 350-ton Christmas tree that is made of metal start to shine.

The annual event, which is now in its tenth year, draws tourists from across the globe and is the third largest occasion in the city’s calendar.

The Christmas tree, which has been illuminated every Christmas since 1996, is said to be the world's largest floating Christmas tree.

It was previously even higher (85 meters high) but it was battered in a storm earlier this year.

This year Guinness World Records in 2014 officially certified that the tree is the largest of its kind in the world.

The Christmas tree will continue to float in the lagoon until 6 January 2015, the traditional end of the holiday period.

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