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Huge talent line-up for Auckland Christmas in the Park

14 November 2012

Media Release

Huge talent line-up announced for Auckland’s Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park!

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park is delighted to announce chart-topping boy band TITANIUM, R’n’B star JAE ’O, rocker Michael Murphy, “popera” trio Tre-Belle, young singer and fantastic emerging talent Tayla Alexander and the sensational RIA, Yuli Quay, Nick Afoa and Tuheme Rongonui will join headline act Guy Sebastian, popular star of TV3’s The X Factor Australia at 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 350 strong cast of singers, dancers and performers which include choirs, Taiko drummers, hip-hop and Polynesian performers, as well as belly dancing groups and the extraordinary aerial artist Eve Gordon.

The popular free musical event will be co-hosted by TV3’s Mike McRoberts and Carly Flynn at the Auckland Domain on Saturday 8th December.
TITANIUM

This year Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park continues to support Surf Life Saving New Zealand in their efforts to 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 concert.

Highlights from the concert can also been seen on a 90 minute broadcast on TV3 in December.

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