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(Left) Christmas tree outside the Hyatt Hotel. (Right) Motorists and pedestrians who passed by Government House had their first glimpse of Christmas.

(Left) Presentation of a live Christmas tree to the Singapore Children's Society. (Right) Carollers singing in a Christmas tree along Orchard Road.

O Christmas Tree

The year end festive feeling wouldn't be complete without this iconic symbol.
Dec 6, 2019 5:50 AM

THE TRADITION OF the decorated Christmas tree at home is believed to have started in the 16th century by Protestant reformer, Martin Luther, who first added lighted candles to a tree.

The tale goes of how he was awed by twinkling stars amidst evergreens, while walking home one winter

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