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October 29, 2001
Celebrate the holidays with Canada's top skating talent at Cavalcade of Lights!
  
Toronto Special Events - The 35th annual Cavalcade of Lights presented
by Scotiabank, ushers in the holiday season on Friday, November 30th, 5:30 - 11
p.m. at Nathan Phillips Square with a fantastic evening of dazzling
ice-skating. Cavalcade 2001 features two breathtaking 20-minute ice shows
starting at 7:00 p.m. with an encore performance at 8:00 p.m. Nowhere else can
you see such a spectacular world-class ice show for free!

Cavalcade's star-studded skating line-up includes:
  • Outstanding Canadian pairs team IIsabelle Brasseur and Lloyd Eisler. Winners of 2 Olympic medals, 5 World medals, 5 National titles and over 20 international medals, they dominated the North American competitive scene for many years before turning professional in 1994.
  • Rising star Jayson Dénommée. With his youthful style and skilled approach, this Canadian National Senior Team member knows how to get the crowed pumped. He's an excellent competitor, a true showman and one to watch for future accolades.
  • Senior synchronized skating champions black ice, always a Cavalcade favourite, have delighted audiences around the world for 10 years with their dynamic precision sequences, which have also won them five Canadian Championships.
  • The hilarious and skilled synchronized antics of Canada's only male precision skating team, Ice Nightmare!
  • And a daring, specially choreographed moonlit aerial acrobatic performance from the Freedom Arches at centre rink!
For the past 35 years Cavalcade of
Lights has kicked-off the holiday season in downtown Toronto with a dazzling
ice show and the lighting of Toronto's giant Official Christmas Tree and the
surrounding civic square with 100,000 festive lights. The 2001 event scheduled
for Friday, November 30, 5:30 - 11:00 p.m. at Nathan Phillips Square promises
to be the most spectacular event in Cavalcade history with the launch of a new
festival format, including a full evening of live music and illuminated street
theatre, plus the addition of the Walt Disney World Fireworks Spectacular.

Admission is FREE and getting there couldn't be easier! Nathan Phillips Square
is located at 100 Queen Street West. Take the TTC Queen Street streetcar (501),
or the Yonge Line subway (exit Queen station) or the University Line (exit
Osgoode station).
For more information on this or other Toronto Special Events, call our Hotline
at 416-395-7350 or visit http://www.city.toronto.on.c a/special_events.


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