Lights of the Oslo Christmas tree lit in Reykjavik city centre

A little girl who is half Icelandic and half Norwegian, ...

A little girl who is half Icelandic and half Norwegian, Sóley Dögg Gunnarsdóttir, hit the light switch for the tree. Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson is holding her in this photograph. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

 Crowds of people attended the annual lighting ceremony of the Oslo Christmas tree at Austurvöllur Parliament square yesterday.  

The beautiful tree donated by the city of Oslo at ...

The beautiful tree donated by the city of Oslo at Austurvöllur parliament square. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

 Over a thousand people were gathered in the mild, snowless weather to see the Yule Lads and listen to Christmas carols. 

Two of the 13 Yule Lads made an appearance.

Two of the 13 Yule Lads made an appearance. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

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