Christmas: lighting the city's tree

2009-12-15 00:00

WITH 10 days to go until Christmas, residents are encouraged to attend the official switching on of the city’s Christmas tree outside the city hall early this evening.

Scheduled to start at 6 pm, the official tree lighting will be presided over by Mayor Zanele Hlatshwayo and there will be all sorts of entertainment — carol singing, fire dancers, the Caledonian Pipe Band, face painting, the DIY Kwaito Band, clowns, Bhangra Fusion, Father Christmas and lots more.

Parking is available at the back of the city hall as well as at the Bessie Head Library. Chief Albert Luthuli Street between Church and Langalibalele streets will be closed from 5.30 pm.

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