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Sion Hill turns on lights tonight


The Sion Hill Community will be turning on the lights at the Sion Hill intersection this Friday evening, December 19, from 7:30.{{more}}

Donald Peters, one of Sion Hill’s foremost distance athletes of yesteryear will have the honour of turning the switch to unfold the usual spectacle that is synonymous with such an occasion.

Working with the theme “Peace on Earth,” the opening programme will have the invocation done by Pastor Mc Kenzie, and will hear brief addresses from Leroy Llewellyn, chair of the Sion Hill Lighting Committee; Senator Luke Browne, representing the Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture and a representative of the National Lighting Community.

The packed cultural offering which follows, will have performances from Resistance Heart Beat Drummers,

Sion Hill Euphonium Steel Orchestra, the father and daughter duo of Tracy and Shannique Browne, Sweet Sixteen, K.C of the Avenues Dancers, Ashford Peters and De Squad Dance Group.

Also appearing will be Jasper Alexander, Aero Dancers and Rodney Small and the Ultimate Band.

A balloon blowing competition for boys 10 and under and a Christmas Song contest for girls 10 and under, are also part of the evening’s proceedings. Gloria Williams will perform the duties as Master of Ceremonies.