The symbols of Christmas The symbols of Christmas. Christmas Tree Рождественская елка The tradition to decorate the Christmas tree appeared in Germany. English queen Victoria liked the idea to decorate a fir tree, and in the 19 century this tradition came to Britain. Now all British family decorate the tree with toys, ball, sweets. And this tradition became popular in many countries.
Верхушка ели украшена звездой. Эта звезда символизирует звезду, появившуюся над конюшней, в которой родился Христос. The top of the tree is decorated with a star. This star represents the star appeared over the stable in which Christ was born.
Presents are put around the tree and artificial «frost» is scattered over the branches. Подарки кладутся вокруг елки, а искусственный снег рассыпается по ее ветвям.
The biggest Christmas tree in London, is in Trafalgar Square. The tree is a present from the people of Oslo, Norway. Christmas tree in London.