Kyiv to officially unveil Ukraine's main Christmas tree on Dec 19 (Photos)
Ukraine's main Christmas tree in Kyiv has been decorated with festive lights and garlands and is ready to be officially unveiled.
It is located on Kyiv's Sofiyska Square in the center of the city, being surrounded by the so-called Christmas town.
The official part will begin at 18:20 local time on Tuesday, December 19, with the performance of Ukraine's state symphony and pops orchestra Dside Band.
The tree will be officially unveiled with festive lights at 19:00.
It will be followed by performances of Ukrainian child singer Anastasia Baginska, the Anna-Maria duet of twin sisters, D.Side Dance Studio, as well as Ukrainian female singer Illaria. The performance of tonight's headliner, pop singer Dmitry Shurov (Pianoboy), is scheduled for 21:00 and will last until 22:00.
The entertainment program of the "NeoYear on Sofia" cultural and artistic project has been prepared for residents of Kyiv and tourists.
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