The centre of the Dutch city of Gouda is lit by many candles during the 54th edition of candlenight on December 15, 2009. Every year, Kaarsjesavond (night of candles) is celebrated on the second Tuesday of December at the Gouda market place and around the City HALL. The Gouda Christmas tree is lit with 10,000 LED lamps, consuming a total of 800 W, instead of the previously 5,300. AFP PHOTO / ANP - VALERIE KUYPERS = netherlands out - belgium out (Photo credit should read VALERIE KUYPERS/AFP/Getty Images)