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Huge talent line-up for Christmas in the Park


18 October 2012

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Huge talent line-up announced for Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park - Christchurch!

Pop stars Dane Rumble and Drew Neemia, Tuheme Rongonui, Michael Murphy, the magical Motown Experience featuring Russell Harrison, Simon Green, Doug Kamo and Chris Powley, rising star Toni Gibson, the fabulous Ria Hall, Kylie Price and Jen Shelton and the chart topping duet The Heartleys are just some of the talent-packed line up confirmed for this year’s Christmas musical extravaganza.

They’ll join the “godparents” of the iconic show, Frankie Stevens and Jackie Clarke and backing stars Ellen Kuiper, Sharon Emirali and Cameron Clayton in a 200 strong cast of singers, dancers and performers which include choirs, Taiko drummers, kapa haka, hip-hop, modern/contemporary and belly dancing groups and the extraordinary aerial artist Skye Broberg.

The popular free musical event will be co-hosted by MORE FM’s Simon Barnett and Gary McCormick at Christchurch’s Hagley Park on Saturday 24th November.

This year Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park continues to support Surf Life Saving New Zealand in their efforts to help ensure Kiwis have a safe summer at the beach. Rising star Jamie McDell, makes a special appearance in support of Surf Life Saving, during the Ambassadors’ message at 7.15pm on the night of the concerts.

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