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2021 White House Holiday Decorations

This photograph of the East Colonnade was taken by David Wiegold on November 29, 2021 during a press preview of the White House holiday decorations. For their first year in the White House, President Joseph R. Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden chose the theme, "Gifts from the Heart." The theme was meant to honor the things we cherish and bring us together despite the obstacles posed by a pandemic, time, and distance. Iridescent doves and shooting starts decorated the East Colonnade in 2021. The illuminating decorations were symbolic of the peace and light dedicated frontline workers and first responders provided during the COVID-19 pandemic.
David Wiegold
Date of Work
November 29, 2021
David Wiegold for the White House Historical Association