Sunday, December 21, 2014

Santa Claus has got a clock with Countdown to the New Year at the Ostankino TV tower – ITAR-TASS

MOSCOW, December 21. / TASS /. The clock on the Ostankino TV tower began to reverse countdown time before the New Year. On Sunday, at exactly 18:00 MSK chronometer was the “beat” seconds, minutes and hours until 2015. Santa Claus made a special visit Ostankino TV tower, to launch the “New Year” time.

Watch first appeared on the highest TV tower in Europe. This timer is assured organizers, has become the largest not only in Moscow but also in Russia. The remaining number of days, hours, minutes and seconds will be able to see millions of visitors and residents of the capital.

Along with Santa Claus watch factory and specially invited guests, who staged the most popular Christmas flash mob in the territory of the tower. Immediately after starting the countdown Santa Claus climbed to the observation deck of the tower – a height of 337 meters, and inaugurated the New Year’s mail “goes the dream in the sky”.

In the tradition, a few days before December 31 to the most famous buildings in Europe and Asia will start the countdown to the New Year. The main character, heralding the change of the year in Russia, have been and remain the chimes on the Spasskaya Tower of the Kremlin. Now Spasskaya Tower hidden under scaffolding for restoration. Nevertheless, the fight master clock of the country all heard – the mechanism chimes will not touch.


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