Giant Menorah at Trafalgar Square for Hanukkah

On December 28, 2011 by admin

The jewish society in London celebrate Hanukkah (Festival of Lights) with a giant menorah in Tragalgar Square. Today is the day in which the last candle of the giant menorah will be lit. The celebrations started in 20th of December.

If you are not jewish, but you are interested in the ritual, pay a visit. The menorah will be on display at Trafalgar Square so that all of London can see the lights.

Here is a video of Boris Johnson lighting the Menorah:

 

Related Posts

  • Chinese New Year at Trafalgar squareChinese New Year at Trafalgar square
    The celebrations for the Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon) will start at Trafalgar Square on January 29, 2012. The square is expected to gather a large crowd of people from different cultures. ...
  • Christmas Tree Installation Time LapseChristmas Tree Installation Time Lapse
    This is a 2 minute time lapse video showing the installation process of the Christmas Tree, which is gift by the Nowray capital Oslo. The tree itself is 55-year-old Norway spruce, reaching a heigh...
  • Free lunch for 5,000 peopleFree lunch for 5,000 people
    The activist against food waste Tristram Stuart (http://www.tristramstuart.co.uk/) for a second time gave hot lunch to 5,000 people from products intended for the trash. In two hours organizations ...
  • Santas skating in Trafalgar SquareSantas skating in Trafalgar Square
    Nearly 500 people dressed like Santa Claus made ‚Äč‚ÄčTrafalgar square become red. Thus, they celebrated "SantaSkate", the biggest Santa Claus costume skating event of the year. It started with distri...
  • Christmas tree on its way to Trafalgar squareChristmas tree on its way to Trafalgar square
    This is the 65 year in which the city of Oslo provides London with a Christmas tree. This tradition began as a symbol of gratitude for British help and support to Norway during World War II,...
  • Sun above Trafalgar SquareSun above Trafalgar Square
    It is said that 23th of January is the most depressing day of the year. However, Londoners started the day cheerful. A "Trafalgar Sun" has been installed in the square. Against the morning sky, ...