The biggest Christmas tree in the world is back
Tuesday 20 November 2012
The transformation of the 367 metre-high Lopik transmitter into a giant Christmas tree will happen again this year because most of the necessary cash has been raised, news agency ANP reports.
The transmitter is turned into a giant tree festooned with lamps and is visible from kilometres away.
'We had expected it to be more difficult to find sponsors given the economy,' said Ton Westland, who started the tradition in 1992.
Last year there was no tree - said to be the biggest in the world - because of fire damage.