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December 10, 2004
See the Magic of Light show at Nathan Phillips Square
What: See the magic of Cavalcade of Lights presented by Scotiabank on December
11 at Nathan Phillips Square from 6 to 10 p.m., with the explosive pyrotechnic
and spectacle performance of the Magic of Light show.

Audiences can experience the magic of this specially commissioned show from
Hangtime Circus which includes performances by 30 local performers including
Canadian Idol's Toya Alexis, the martial arts flavour of Team Ryouko,
ballerinas from Hit & Run, intricate rhythms of the Kiyoshi Nagata Ensemble and
electric violinist Dr. Draw. The 30-minute performance incorporates pyrotechnic
effects by Circus Orange with astonishing aerial acrobatic acts and daredevil
circus artistry.

The landmark rink will ignite with accomplished DJ, radio personality and music
industry insider Tony Sutherland providing the evening with its very own
festive soundtrack.

When: Saturday, December 11, 6 to 10 p.m.

6 - 7 p.m. Rink-side music with DJ Tony Sutherland
7 - 7:30 p.m. Magic of Light show
7:30 - 10 p.m. Rink-side music with DJ Tony Sutherland

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen Street West

Why: A tradition spanning close to four decades, the Cavalcade of Lights
festival expands city-wide in 2004 to set Toronto aglow for the season with
sparkling lighting displays, brilliant fireworks, a calendar of festive events
and a one-of-a-kind tour of Toronto's picturesque neighbourhoods. The winner of
two 2003 International Special Events Society Esprit Awards and two
International Festivals and Events Association Pinnacle Awards, Cavalcade of
Lights is one of the nation's foremost festivals of light. Running from
November 27 to December 31, 2004, Cavalcade of Lights captures the magic of
Toronto's holiday season.

Media contact:
Amber Authier, Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events,
416-395-7318, Cell: 416-553-0017



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