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Share in the Christmas spirit at Darling Harbour
22 September 2009 Media Diary Share in the Christmas spirit at Darling Harbour Enjoy FREE family Christmas entertainment throughout the festive season ‘Tisthe season to be jolly with fantastic FREE entertainment at Darling Harbour throughout the festive season, presented by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority. The Christmas celebrations kick-off on Saturday 28 November with the Family Christmas concert featuring the lighting of the spectacular Christmas tree. The festive spirit continues throughout December when Sydney’s finest a cappella groups perform traditional carols by the tree. FAMILY CHRISTMAS CONCERT Families can enjoy an intimate Christmas concert hosted by special guest MC Monica Trapaga with performances by kids favorites’ Bananas in Pyjamas as well as the elves and fairies from Wiz Kidz who will put the magic into your favourite Christmas songs. Kids will also delight in the pre-show entertainment featuring cheeky, roving Christmas characters. The grand finale of the concert will include the arrival of Santa, lighting of the spectacular Christmas tree by a child from the Starlight Children’s Foundation and a stunning fireworks display over Cockle Bay. The dazzling Christmas tree, created by lighting designer Ellis D Fogg, will the tallest Christmas tree in Sydney towering at 21 metres. The tree is lit with incredibly energy efficient LED lights which use 90 per cent less electricity than ordinary lights and will be powered by Green Power. What: Family Christmas Concert When: 8pm, Saturday 28 November Where: Darling Harbour, Convention Centre Forecourt Cost: FREE CAROLS BY THE TREE The Christmas fun continues at Darling Harbour with Sydney’s finest a cappella groups performing traditional carols live by the tree from 7pm – 9pm throughout December. Christmas revellers can delight in the festive sounds of Blues Point, Kaya, Heartbeat, Sway, Blindman’s Holiday, Ninety Nine & a Half and Sorelle at the Convention Centre Forecourt. Carols by the Tree commences Thursday 3 December and continues every Thursday to Sunday throughout December, with a special Christmas Eve performance featuring fireworks. What: Carols by the Tree When: 7pm – 9pm on Thur 3- Sun 6, Thur 10-Sun 13, Thur 17-Sun 20 and Thurs 24 Dec (13 nights) Where: Convention Centre Forecourt (by the Christmas Tree) Cost: FREE For more information visit www.darlingharbour.com Media contacts at the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority: Kobi Print P: (02) 9240 8528 E: email@example.com Elaine Kelly P: (02) 9240 8517 E: Elaine.firstname.lastname@example.org
"Share in the Christmas spirit at Darling Harbour"