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November 24, 2005
Media Advisory - Cavalcade of Lights rehearsal
This Friday night, November 25, media are invited to the dress rehearsal of the
Cavalcade of Lights fireworks and spectacle production at Nathan Phillips

Date: Friday, November 25
Time: 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m
Place: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St., W.

The rehearsal will feature a magical Ice Queen, the creation of U.K.’s World
Famous, who will travel through the Square breathing fire and life into the
lights and performance areas.
Additional performers include:
  • fire performers from Toronto’s Circus Orange
  • tap and hip hop dancers from Thrive! Entertainment
  • whirling dervishes from the Arabesque Dance Company
  • award-winning rock opera diva Patrizia.

Jaye Robinson, Director, Toronto Special Events, will be available for

The 39th annual Cavalcade of Lights, presented by Scotiabank, illuminates
Nathan Phillips Square for the holiday season with more than 100,000 dazzling
lights, Toronto’s official Christmas tree, and a fireworks show every Saturday
night at 7 p.m. from November 26 to December 17.

Saturday, November 26 at 7 p.m. marks the first lighting of Nathan Phillips
Square’s Cavalcade of Lights display with a holiday music concert by Canadian
R&B heart throbs In Essence and a rare appearance by pop diva esthero, and a
30-minute spectacle and fireworks show integrating dance, music and special

Media contact:

Grant Ramsay
Toronto Special Events



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