'Christmas with the Stars' evening to launch end-of-year festivities


Minister St Ange during the meeting with the organising committee for the December 7 event

The ‘Christmas with the Stars’ evening will be staged on Francis Rachel Street in front of the National Cultural Centre on Saturday December 7.

This was announced this week by the Minister for Tourism and Culture Alain St Ange during a meeting of the organising committee which comprises performing artists, musicians, choir directors and representatives from the culture department, National Arts Council, Mayor’s office as well as churches.

Minister St Ange said the aim of his ministry is to mark the 2013 end-of-year festivities with an evening with a difference. 

"We need to work with the community of artists, and we need to work with our country's choirs to make this 2013 end-of-year festivities one that will set the stage for the years to come. Christmas and the end-of-year celebrations remain dear to us as a people and as a country, and we owe to ourselves and to our country to provide a launch of these celebrations where families, young couples, the elderly can all come together for a musical spectacle with Christmas songs, carols and end-of-year songs by our professionals accompanied by budding artists. We all know when the community of artists decide to come together what magical an evening they can stage for Seychelles," he said.

At the meeting, members agreed that the time is right for everyone to come together to give Seychelles a family evening out with entertainment, fun and end-of-year Christmas and New Year songs we all have loved and cherished throughout our lives.

They echoed their commitment for the 'Christmas with the Stars' evening and agreed to come together for a spectacular night on December 7 which everyone hopes will also be the date when the decorative lights through Victoria will be switched on.

The artists have also agreed to make use of the stage and décor which will be set up at the National Cultural Centre to animate Victoria all through this year’s festive season. They will also seize the opportunity to sell their CDs.

The show will be produced by Jimmy Savy and the organisers have promised some real surprises for that evening where Victoria will see a display with artists arriving on stage by means never seen before, and even Father Christmas and angels will be coming down from the sky!

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