WATCH: National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony

WASHINGTON — Continuing a nearly 100-year-old tradition, President Donald Trump lit the National Christmas Tree Wednesday evening.

The festivities were hosted by model and actor Antonio Sabàto Jr. This year’s event featured a number of country and Christian musicians, as well as tenor Anthony Kearns.

The tree-lighting ceremony kicked off at 4:30 p.m.

See a video of the ceremony below.

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