At the annual christmas tree is today, meditating on the death of Sandra Reemer. The presenter was ambassador of the day. Albert Verlinde, Vajèn van den Bosch and Jacques d’ancona will plant a tree as a tribute to Sandra, who in June at the age of 66 died.
The start of the christmas tree will take place today in the Groningen and Drenthe. That is where leaders from the Second Chamber and lijsttrekkers of local actors under the guidance of Verlinde in a debate with 350 children, including nature education and klimaatdoelen.
It is the 62nd edition of the christmas tree. The initiative began on april 10, 1957, when still under the name of national tree planting day. There were 1600 children in attendance. Expected to do it this time 100,000 children in more than 290 communities. Plant them with each other, so about 200,000 trees and shrubs. The christmas tree is this year in the sign of the essentaksterfte, an aggressive fungal disease to which the trees not recover.