Special Christmas tree in Canberra – level 1

03-12-2015 15:00

Christmas is coming. People put up Christmas trees. They put up a Christmas tree in Canberra, Australia.

The tree is 22 metres tall. There are 518,838 lights on it. That is a lot! The tree sets a new world record.

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

When do you put up your Christmas tree?

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