Byblos Christmas tree is chosen among the best by the wall street journal

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December 11, 2014

This tiny little place of earth that is too small to appear on most of maps is loudly and frequently appearing in the most important news media of the world, and mostly for the good news.

The Christmas tree of the historic city of Byblos, or Jbeil, is going to make history. It was chosen by WSJ ( Wall Street Journal) to show the most beautiful Christmas trees around the world.


1-The lighting of the floating Christmas tree at Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro on Nov. 29. FERNANDO MAIA/ZUMA PRESS 

Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro


2-The 97-foot-high Christmas tree at the entrance to Byblos, Lebanon, north of Beirut, shown on Nov. 25. The tree is covered with 2,500 gold-colored iron leaves. WAEL HAMZEH/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

Byblos, Lebanon


3-The tree in front of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, on Nov. 26. BRUNO LEVESQUE/ZUMA PRESS

Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris


4- An aerial view of Sydney Christmas tree made entirely of Lego pieces, pic by Dean Lewins

Sydney Christmas tree


5-The 82nd annual Christmas-tree lighting at Rockefeller Center in New York City on Dec. 3. ANDREW KELLY/EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY 

Christmas-tree lighting at Rockefeller Center in New York City



6-  White House, Washington.

White House, Washington


7- A tree in mall in Singapore features a Japanese manga character Doraemon.

Singapore


8- In Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, people gathered on Dec. 1 to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree, seen in a photo released by the government. 

Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital


9-  A crane sets up the Christmas tree on St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Dec. 4. The tree came from Calabria, in southern Italy. FABIO FRUSTACI/ZUMA PRESS

St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican


10-Tree shaped Marijuana buds showed at recreational marijuana shop in Denver

Marijuana buds, Denver


11- An illuminated display of 250 000 led lights in Tokyo.

Tokyo


12- The Christmas tree lighting ceremony outside the church of Nativity in Betlehem.

Church of Nativity in Betlehem


13- A christmas tree in front of Bradenburg gate in Berlin

Bradenburg gate in Berlin


14- A Christmas tree at Cathedral square in Vilnius Lithuania.

Cathedral square in Vilnius Lithuania

 


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