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December 17, 2004
Magic of Light show makes its final appearance at Nathan Phillips Square
What: See the magic of Cavalcade of Lights presented by Scotiabank on December
18 at Nathan Phillips Square from 6 to 10 p.m., with the final staging of 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 the big band and jazz sounds from Extreem DJ
Entertainment providing the evening with its very own festive soundtrack.

When: Saturday, December 18, from 6 to 10 p.m.

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

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St. W.

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 and a calendar of festive
events. The one-of-a-kind hop-on, hop-off tour of Toronto's picturesque
neighbourhoods continues through January 2. 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:
Kimberly Bain, Event Supervisor, Marketing, Toronto Special Events,
416-395-7411, Cell: 416-553-0019



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