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Carols By Candlelight on the Cairns Esplanade

By December 10, 2014 No Comments

Date: Sunday 14 December

Time: 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Where: Fogarty Park

Bring: a rug, chair and your best singing voice

Food: onsite food vans, or bring your own

One of Cairns’ biggest annual community events, Carols by Candlelight attracts thousands of residents and visitors for a feast of Christmas cheer.

This year’s event features a hist of local talent including MC Chris Lloyds and The X Factor‘s Rochelle Pitt

Also performing will be:

  • Cairns Choral Society
  • Voices of AustraNesia
  • Soul Song Choir
  • Cairns Young Voices
  • Cairns Junior Choral Society
  • ARC Disabilities Services
  • Sing Australia
  • Hambledon State School and Redlynch State School choirs.

With soloists:

  • Jessica Collins
  • Kate O’Donohue
  • Mailia and Ewa Jadvick
  • Leesha Kingston-Bull
  • Stephanie Collins
  • Chris Batt
  • Tiarne Sue Yek and
  • Edward Lampton

This year, Cairns Brass will accompany singers and the evening will conclude with a fireworks display at 8.30pm.

The evening doubles as the major fundraiser for the Mayor’s Christmas Cheer Appeal with proceeds from the sale of glow produces going to the delivery of food hampers to around 700 local families who might otherwise go without on Christmas Day.

Tracy Cheetham

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