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National Christmas Tree Lighting 2008

Christmas Day 2008 is approaching to us. Now the biggest news is National Christmas Tree has been lighted in DC. As you know, the National Christmas Tree lighting is a tradition in Washington, DC. It signifies the start of the holiday season. You know, we are now facing economic crisis, so this Christmas is a special festival, of course the theme is a little special, the theme is “A Red, White and Blue Christmas.” President Bush and his wife Laura  had a part in this 2008 lighting of the National Christmas Tree. There are many ways to watch the video, for example, you can watch videos of tonight's ceremony live on CNN.com. Here is a video from VoxAnt.

There was a live entertainment. The following are the stars/special guests invited to perform:

– country music star, Rissi Palmer
– multiple Grammy winner Jon Secada
– popular Nashville singer/songwriter Phil Vassar
– Washington-based dance troupe Step Afrika!
– U.S. Army Chorus’s SFC Steve Cramer appearing as Santa Claus
– 4-year-old singer Kaitlyn Maher, from “America’s Got Talent” competition
– United States Army Band “Pershing's Own”
– Enterprise High School Encores

Hope you have a nice Christmas this year!

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