The head of the press committee, Sergei Serezleev, spoke about the planned events to decorate St. Petersburg for the New Year, the Interfax news portal reports. This year, festive illumination will cover not only the central areas. According to the agency, 66 Christmas trees will be installed in Petersburg, which is 11 more trees than last year. It is also planned to install about 2 thousand light design elements and make additional walking routes. In addition to the central avenues, four more districts will be decorated: Krasnoselsky, Krasnogvardeisky, Kalininsky and Kronstadt. Walking paths will be formed at the Peter and Paul Fortress, around Nikolsky Cathedral, in Alexander Garden, Horse Guards Boulevard, and so on.