The Czech champion undertook the felling of the Christmas tree for Prague. Spruce is now waiting for the way to the metropolis Company News Pražská Drbna
The Christmas markets on the Old Town Square in Prague will be decorated with spruce from the Jizera Mountains. The tree, which will measure 21.5 meters after the modification, grew up in a private garden in Dolní Černá Studnice in the Jablonec region in a poorly accessible place. Its felling thus preceded today’s demanding several-day preparation, during which the supplier company had to dismantle some surrounding plots and build a temporary paved road in order for the large tractor to reach the tree at all.
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The decoration itself will begin on Tuesday, November 23, and last until Friday, November 26. The dominant feature among the decorations this year will be snowflakes. The tree will be ceremoniously lit together with the opening of the markets, ie on Saturday 27 November.
“We chose from 35 trees, this one won due to its shape and rich branching, but I was reluctant for a long time before we gave our thumbs up to undergo such a demanding operation in terms of logistics. But the people of Prague definitely deserve the most beautiful tree. From the beginning, he was the main favorite, the other trees were near Česká Lípa and Šumava, but this one, despite its difficult location, simply won, “ the chairman of the board of the Technology of the Capital City of Prague told reporters Tomáš Jílek.
The fate of the tree does not end with Christmas
The tree is waiting for more than 80 kilometers on the Old Town Square. “Prague does not want to cut down trees unnecessarily, that we would go to the forest and look for the most beautiful one, so a selection is made of trees that would have to be cut down anyway,” said Prague councilor for property Jan Chabr (TOP 09). According to him, the fate of the tree will not end with Christmas. “It will be decorated for the Three Kings, followed by the pruning of the branches that will go to the Prague Zoo. The tribe will go to a secondary vocational school, where students will use it to make furniture for people in seniors’ homes in Prague and children’s and youth homes,” the councilor added.
The Kozderk couple offered the tree in Prague, it is one of two spruces standing on their land. “The problem is, he’s got roots under the road and another in a meadow and an old wreck, and he’s big and the neighbors in the cottage are afraid they won’t fall there, so we thought we both had to cut them down. The wife found out that the event Tree is for Prague, so we sent it there. Because before we cut it up and burn it, we’ll make it happy, “ said the owner Miloš Kozderkawho remembers both trees as like small trees. But the second of the trees ends up being cut into fuel. “He’s not that nice.” the owner noted.
This is what this year’s Christmas tree will look like on the Old Town Square. He will arrive on Monday.
The felling was undertaken by a master craftsman
The felling and preparation of the tree was undertaken by the champion of the Czech Republic in tree felling Jiří Vorlíček. The tree was secured by a crane all the time, because it was necessary to first remove the lower part of the branches and prepare them according to the template so that it could be settled on the Old Town Square without further modification. The lumberjack also marked the side that will be visible from the astronomical clock on the spruce before placing the tree on the tractor. “When they build it from Monday to Tuesday, they’ll have it simplified, because under artificial lighting it’s always a good idea.” added Vorlíček.