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Academy of paintings college students cling Christmas tree design competitors at Ghirardelli rectangular

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- San Francisco's Ghirardelli square took on a festive air on Friday because it hosted an Academy of art university Christmas tree design competitors.

Fifteen timber have been decorated by way of student finalists from 9 distinctive departments of the college.

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The finalists had been chosen for their artistic takes on the traditional holiday tradition, after which judged on the criteria of branch illustration, option and application of materials, and average design.

The winner of the competitors, announced nowadays, came from the images department.The finalists' timber could be on display in Ghirardelli rectangular except Dec. 31 as a part of a unique Christmas Tree Stroll during the rectangular show.

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The installing, paired with the nightly lights of the square, permits guests to have a good time the season safely.

each and every tree places QR codes and placards to offer a self-guided tour experience.

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