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Lights on the Christmas tree

There will be a festive moment at the Town Hall Square on Saturday, when the lights will be turned on the town's Christmas tree.
The tradition is that our twin city Randers has sent us a christmas tree each year. Last year (2022), it was decided to stop transporting a trees across the ocan and rather find one localy, but the lights on the tree will still be lit with a warm greeting from the friends of Akureyri in Denmark.
The program starts at 15.45 with the Akureyri ocestra playing some Christmas songs, but then the unpredictable Santas are expected to take over the program with quite a few songs and door slams.
It is likely that they will allow the new consul of Denmark in the North, Geir Kristni Aðalsteinsson, to greet the townspeople from Randers and then Ásthildur Sturludóttir, the mayor, will deliver a short Christmas message.
Next, Freyja Rún Yannicksdóttir Hoeing comes on stage and switches on the lights on the tree on behalf of the Nordic Society in Akureyri. Finally, the Akureyri Church Children's Choir sings before the Santa Clauses play classic Christmas carols with the guests at Rádhústorg square. After that, they step down from the stage and invite guests and pedestrians to accept healthy Christmas goodies from their bags.