Over a thousand people watch the Oslo Christmas tree lit in Reykjavik
The annual tradition of lighting the Oslo tree, a Christmas tree donated by the city of Oslo to the city of Reykjavik, took place this afternoon. Over a thousand people, including a great number of young children enjoyed the festive spirit on this first Sunday of Advent.
The heavy snow and temperatures reaching -11 degrees below zero did not deter crowds, and just added to the Christmas spirit.
Our photographer captured a video of the highlights of this annual tradition.Related story: Christmas tree lights switched on this Sunday