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November 28, 2002
Media Advisory: A floating preview of the Cavalcade of Lights Festival
  
The media are invited to a sneak preview of the events from the Cavalcade of
Lights Festival. The festival takes place on Saturday, November 30.

United Kingdom-based aerial acrobatic troupe Heliosphere will perform part of
its Toronto debut especially for the media. The rehearsal of vertical rock
climbing dance theatre on City Hall's landmark curved towers with Hi Xposure
will take place at the same time. White Rose Home & Garden Centres will also
help launch the festival by decorating Christmas trees.

When: Friday, November 29 at 5:45 p.m.

5:45 p.m. White Rose Home & Garden Centres representatives and area
children decorate Christmas trees

6:05 p.m. Heliosphere and Hi Xposure will perform a 10-minute preview
of their act. This will be continuous movement.* Ideal for live hits *

6:15 p.m. White Rose Home & Garden Centres representatives and area
children continue to decorate Christmas trees. A test lighting of Toronto's
official Christmas tree will take place. Representatives for the Cavalcade of
Lights Festival and White Rose Home & Garden Centres will be available for
interviews

Where: Nathan Phillips Square 100 Queen Street West

Cavalcade of Lights presented by Scotiabank includes live music with Jackie
Richardson, the Joe Sealy Quintet, the Nathaniel Dett Chorale and David Usher
and spectacular feats from Toronto's Hi Xposure and the UK's Heliosphere. The
evening ends off with the Toronto Eaton Centre Skate Party.

Nathan Phillips Square's Cavalcade of Lights is one of Toronto's most visually
stunning holiday season displays, featuring more than 100,000 dazzling lights.
The event, which takes place on Saturday, November 30, is centered around the
Lighting of the Square at 7 p.m. Illuminated from November 30 through to the
New Year, this incredible exhibition provides a magnificent backdrop for the
month-long series of exciting events.

PLEASE NOTE: Rehearsals of Heliosphere and Hi Xposure are both
weather-dependent. A second advisory will be issued on Friday, November 29
confirming photo op. details.


Media Contact
Amber Authier,
Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events,
416-395-7318 / Cell: 416- 417-2864
aauthie@toronto.ca

Heather Kaufman,
Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events,
416-395-7405 / Cell: 416-414-4583
hkaufman@toronto.ca

 

 

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