Gallery: Copenhagen’s Christmas Tree Will Be Pedal Powered!


This year, Copenhagen’s annual Christmas tree will light up with the help of Danish citizens’ aerobic efforts. The energy produced by the riders of 15 bicycles in Copenhagen’s City Hall Square will light up the 700 LED bulbs that adorn the 17-meter-tall evergreen. The Christmas tree is one of several features in City Hall Square that will transform the civic space into an environmentally-friendly arena called Hopenhagen Live from December 7th to December 18th. Music, exhibitions and more throughout Copenhagen will help bring attention to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) occurring during the same time period.

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  1. rusty December 2, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    Indnu en ting som gør mig stolt at være Dansker.

    Yet another thing that makes me proud to be Danish.

    Nat Woodstock New York

  2. Kirsten Corsaro December 2, 2009 at 12:42 pm

    Great idea! It looks like a lot of fun.

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