LNK Industries opened “Join the holiday spirit!” object
With the opening of the object “Join the holiday spirit!” from 5th of December the festival of spatial objects “Christmas Tree Trail” will start in Riga. Last year's favorite and brand new objects can be viewed during the festival.
“It is a great pleasure to present Riga and its inhabitants the object “Join the holiday spirit!”. We are constructing bridges, terminals, buildings to make life easier and more beautiful. That is what give us a true joy! That is why we are proud that we can present Riga the object “Join the holiday spirit!” that will make our city brighter, beautiful and will bring joy to inhabitants of Riga and its guests. The base of central element – Christmas tree – is made of metal frame whose height exceeds 12 m and the weight reaches 13 tons. The project was implemented by “Latvijas tilti” JSC and “TTS” (Transportation Technology Systems) LLC, members of the LNK Industries group of companies. “Latvijas tilti” JSC mounted and set the structure and “TTS” LLC developed a technical project. I am confident that no one have seen such a Christmas tree in the city center before”, says Genady Kamkalov member of the LNK Group board and wishes everybody happy holidays, inviting to symbolically “Join the holiday spirit!”.
This year the 5th anniversary of spatial object’s exposition takes place in Riga. Inhabitants of the city will have an opportunity to see Christmas trees that were created by 74 professional artists, representatives of creative industry and students of Art Academy of Latvia. The exposition will impress anyone with originality of ideas and a variety of materials used.
“The festival that has become a tradition will symbolically mark the end of the year of Riga as a capital of Europe, inviting citizens and guests to feel the festive atmosphere in unique and unusually decorated city environment. Riga can be proud that such festival is taking place only in the capital of Latvia and nowhere else, thereby maintaining the legend that the first Christmas tree appeared in Riga. I would like to wish each festival object’s author to be proud of his job and each visitor to feel festive spirit from objects on the “Christmas Tree Trail” and colorful, cheerful Christmas trees”, says Andris Ameriks, Riga’s vice-mayor, inviting everybody to visit the festival.
Riga City Council supports the festival, organized by the Department of Education, Culture and Sport in conjunction with the Art Academy of Latvia.