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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.

Event Details:
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

Pre-Carols Entertainment

Border Show Business Academy - 6pm

World Voices - 6.40pm

Albury Wodonga Pipes and Drums - 7pm

Carols Program

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

PRIME Possum

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