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November 25, 2005
Media Advisory - Cavalcade of Lights illuminates Nathan Phillips Square with more than 100,000 dazzling lights
  
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 30-minute spectacle and
fireworks show integrating dance, music and special effects.

Date: Saturday, November 26
Time: 7 p.m.
Place: Nathan Phillips Square, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

Featured performers include:
  • Canadian R&B heart throbs In Essence
  • pop diva esthero

    The 30-minute spectacle and fireworks show features a magical Ice Queen, a
    creation of the U.K.’s World Famous, who travels through the crowd breathing
    fire and life into the lights and performance areas throughout the Square.

    Performers include:
  • two-time hoop dance world champion Lisa Odjig
  • 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.

    The show culminates in the lighting of Toronto’s official giant Christmas tree
    and a spectacular pyrotechnic finale.

    The celebration continues at Nathan Phillips Square on Saturdays, December 3,
    10, and 17 with a reprise of the spectacle and fireworks show.

    For more information on all Cavalcade of Lights events and other Toronto
    Special Events, call Access Toronto at 416-338-0338 or visit
    http://www.toronto.ca/special_events.


    Media contact:

    Grant Ramsay
    Toronto Special Events
    416-428-5465



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