Tallest Christmas Tree in Philippines Lighten Up in Tagum City
Tagum City government officials and residents have lit up the tallest Christmas tree in the Philippines amid COVID-19 pandemic.
On Tuesday evening (December 2, 2020), the residents and the government officials of Tagum City in Davao del Norte have lit up the 193-feet giant Christmas tree. Tagum has the tallest Christmas tree in the country last year.
The city’s local government holds a simple event this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. The city just held a Holy Mass to introduce the “Paskuhan sa Tagum”, which is quite far from last year’s fireworks, extravagant lighting, huge crowd, and entertaining performances.
The huge holiday tree contains thousands of LEP lights containing five different colors giving a relaxing views the Tagumenyos. The colors of the tree symbolize love, optimism, happiness, and hope amid the health crisis.
The tree also contains a huge star symbolizing that Almight God and 23 small stars, which represent the 23 barangays of Tagum City.
Tagum City Mayor Allan Rellon said that they ensure not to overspend during the health crisis and just used the tree’s special features from the previous years. The city government also installed Christmas lights with words “Stay Safe” at the entrance of city hall to warn the visitors against the coronavirus disease.
Currently, Davao del Norte is under General Community Quarantine until the end of 2020.
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