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The Whole Country Will Shine During Christmas Lights Across Canada



Magical Christmas lights will warm hearts across the country as they sparkle in provincial and territorial capitals

OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - To close Canada 150 in style, Canada's capital cities will shine bright thanks to the 33rd annual Christmas Lights Across Canada. People of all ages are invited to admire the dazzling lightscapes that will bring the spirit of the holiday season. The event is presented by Manulife, exclusive sponsor of this event.

Canada's Capital Region will light up this evening with an illumination ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. The ceremony will feature musical performances by Juno Award-winner Jess Moskaluke and Céleste Lévis. A projection of the Winter Lightscapes show on the façade of the Centre Block and a colourful pyrotechnics show will add to the magic.

In other parts of the country, several capital cities are kicking off their Christmas Lights Across Canada celebrations tonight:

Quotes

"Christmas Lights Across Canada is a wonderful opportunity for Canadians to gather with friends and family and experience the magic of this holiday season favourite. As we count down the final moments of Canada 150, I invite Canadians from across the country to come out and admire the millions of twinkling lights that will illuminate our capital cities from coast to coast to coast."

?The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage

Quick Facts

Christmas Lights Across Canada is one of the many events taking place in December to close Canada 150 in style.

This is the 33rd edition of Christmas Lights Across Canada.

Canada's Capital Region will be illuminated from December 7, 2017, to January 7, 2018.

Manulife is the exclusive sponsor of Christmas Lights Across Canada.

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"Christmas Lights Across Canada" Light Show Will Brighten Heart of Canada's Capital Region Starting on December 7
https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/news/2017/11/_christmas_lightsacrosscanadalightshowwillbrightenheartofcanadas.html

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SOURCE Canadian Heritage


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