Everyone Is Making Fun Of Montreal's Ugly Christmas Tree

Everyone Is Making Fun Of Montreal's Ugly Christmas Tree

Filed under: 
Trending News

People are making fun of Montreal's Christmas tree. It's supposed to compete with New York's Rockafeller Center's Christmas tree, but falls a bit short on achieving this goal. It's been erected in downtown Montreal at the Quartier Des Spectacles near Place Des Arts. 

What really triggered me, was Mayor Denis Coderre's face in the photo below, fully describing the situation at hand. 

No shade though. 

I personally find that this tree brings a bit of charm to the city. 

On the real though, it's a shame that such an artistic and culturally diverse city would willingly become the butt of a joke online for it's ugly Christmas tree. I wonder what happened when the committee people were meeting to make their decision.

Did you know that the main ornaments on this tree is Canadian Tire car freshners? 

Despite the fact that we fell short on achieving the cool status on this one, I find that the entire situation represents us in many ways. This imperectioned tree perfectly aligns itself with what the city is all about: always wanting to aim higher, but sacrificing things along the way. We keep on making lazy poor choices with a nofucksgiven attitude, and it's starting to grow on me. I mean, who in the world sat down and looked at this tree and decided that it would look good smack in the middle of downtown???

Were they in a rush to choose? Was the mafia involved in this? 

Wait? Are they distracting us from something? 

At least this whole shabang has put us on the world map. 

I'd personally rather having an ugly christmas tree than an ugly President. 

What do y'all think of the Christmas tree? Tweet us and let us know! 

#

main photo by Paola

Share this article

Comments

Content Stream

EVERY SUNDAY. We feature the best underground tracks & remixes, and most of them are up for free download. We prioritize Canadian producers and acts but it is not exclusive. Every Sunday, we'll round-up all of our favourite remixes and tracks we've received through submissions and lay them out...
Young spitter REX is an up and comer straight out of Queens, New York. Upon first listen, you can indistinguishably hear the dark dualism within this artist. His alter egos often chimes in with bleak, grimy, and at times aggressive raps. In this hood anthem entitled “Let it Loose” , Rex and the...
Melbourne has got us swayin' - Oscar Key Sung shares his newest single titled "Shallow," a pure blend of meticulous amateur pop with R&B influences. This is a first look at new material the multi-talented artist has been working on in transition between Australia and Los Angeles. Oscar Key Sung...
If you live in Montreal, you've probably watched at least one music video from La Maison Bald Man . Xavier Cantin-Lemieux is a young visionary from Montreal who is best known today as a music video director for many young emerging talents. We've covered many of his videos on the site for acts such...
Yes, it's in Franglais. Final State is a band from Quebec city who've been around for about 2 years now. We've had an eye out for them for some time now, so we're extremely excited to share their new single and video for "WAYN?" - "WAYN?" (read: Where are you now? ) is a cut off Final State 's...
Connecticut-based solo artist Jay Pray learned how to make music growing up in rural Connecticut, both by playing and by recording in his own makeshift home studio. Jay Pray recently released a music video (or short film) for his single “Smile” which immediately struck an emotional chord with us...
She's proving herself to be the next diamond out of the 6. Toronto based artist Faiza emerged on the music scene back in 2014, with the release of her debut self titled EP. As soon as we heard about her latest single and video, we couldn't wait to share it with all of you. Her new single "Body Babe...
As soon as we layed our ears on this one we were hooked. Magic Bronson 's latest single "Nervous" is an amalgalm of good vibes, feelings and evokes emotions that are indescribable. Comprised of producers Michael Nicastro and Matthew Lieberman , they say that they will never write the same song...
Spirit Twin is a Brooklyn-based electronic duo, formed by Allen and Anna in 2015. There use of high hats, dreamy guitar riffs and layered ethereal vocals synthesize to create their own musical style and vibe. The music video for their song "Ferris Wheel" was directed by Audrey Bagley of Sealoch...
New York was a shitshow last weekend after 14 inches of snow was dumped onto the street in a matter of hours. Slightly unprepared, we made whatever warm(ish) looks we could, and were forced to repeat some outfits - probably a faux-pas at fashion week, but I mean how good is this camo MARKANTOINE...
The latest edition of La Poutine Week garnered quite the success following the previous years. This celebration happens around the same time every year, where restaurants in Montreal take the time to reimagine the way they’d like to introduce (or reintroduce) the classic Poutine in their own way...
EVERY SUNDAY. We feature the best underground tracks & remixes, and most of them are up for free download. We prioritize Canadian producers and acts but it is not exclusive. Every Sunday, we'll round-up all of our favourite remixes and tracks we've received through submissions and lay them out...