Ready for a great night of fun and singing
43rd Wodonga Carols by Candlelight
16 December 2018, Willow Park, Wodonga
Preparations are now well under way for this year’s Wodonga Carols by Candlelight.
Theconstruction of the large stage at Willow Park will be completed by midday Friday.
After many rehearsals the singers, choirs and band are ready for what will be a great carols event on Sunday, December 16.
Carols organiser, Lindsay Hanchett said there's plenty of space to put down the picnic rug, enjoy a picnic, or the APEX barbeque and other food providers, as you listen to the traditional Christmas program.
There’s face painting for the kids and candles for sale, with proceeds going to the Albury Wodonga Health’s Palliative Care Centre.
Wodonga Carols by Candlelight will again be held at Willow Park in Pearce Street.
Pre-carols entertainment commences at 6pm with the Border Show Business Academy, World Voices Choir and Albury Wodonga Pipes and Drums.
The main event will start at 7.30pm and be broadcast live on 1494 2AY.
The program will be hosted by 2AY’s Kevin Poulton and include a visit from Santa!
The event is presented by Wodonga Brass, and would not be possible without significant support from Wodonga Council, Riverside Estate, Wodonga Real Estate, Southern ValeHomes, Stewart Tracy and Mylon, Hume Bank, Bing Lee and many other sponsors.
When: Sunday, December 16
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Location: Willow Park, Pearce Street, Wodonga.
Pre-carols entertainment and food from 6pm.
Admission is free.
2018 Wodonga Carols by Candlelight Program
Border Show Business Academy - 6pm
World Voices - 6.40pm
Albury Wodonga Pipes and Drums - 7pm
7:30 O Come, All Ye Faithful - Jodie Caroline
OFFICIAL OPENING - Cr Anna Speedie, Mayor of Wodonga
The First Noel - Venetia Heath
Joy to the World - Bruce Lynch
Away in a Manger - Grace Draper
O Little Town of Bethlehem - Denise Thorman
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree - Border Show Business Academy
Deck the Halls - Louise Phegan, Stephanie Zahra and Tracy Ross
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas - Daniel Braines
Angels We Have Heard on High - Paige Dalley
Twelve Days of Aussie Christmas - Bella Tomasi
Jingle Bell Rock - Caitlin and Savannah Clarke
Santa Clause is Coming to Town - Kimberley Forbes and Alpine Dance Studio
8.30pm SANTA ARRIVES
Jingle Bells - Santa and Border Show Business Academy
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer - Caitlin Clarke, Santa and Alpine Dance Studio
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Niki Strauss
Mary’s Boy Child - Tracy Ross
Ministers Address - Denise Naish, St Stephens Uniting Church
When a Child is Born - Louise Phegan
Little Drummer Boy - Craig Quilliam
The Holy City - Harry Partington
Do You Hear What I Hear? Stephanie Zahra
Once in Royal David’s City - Venetia Heath
Silent Night - Mabelle Strauss, Niki Strauss and Bruce Lynch
O Holy Night - Craig Quilliam
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Robyn Broadbent
9.30pm - We wish you a Merry Christmas Ensemble