As have informed Agency LETA in the office of the President, the tree he lit with his wife Iveta Weyoun and 20 large families of Latvia. The President said that each of these families is an example of strength and endurance, and wished them to continue their Affairs to strengthen the country.

"Family is the Foundation of happiness of each person is the backbone of our place where we can gather strength, courage and joy," said Vejonis, referring to the families.

Families that participate in the tree lighting ceremony along with Veganism, was nominated by the Latvian Union of local governments. Twenty families are taking an active part in the public life of their cities and territories.