MEDIA INVITATION
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
14 DECEMBER 2018
 
EThekwini Mayor to Switch on Christmas Lights
 
The City of eThekwini is abuzz with festivities as the Christmas holidays have officially begun. As part of the festive season celebrations, eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede will host a Christmas Lights Ceremony on Tuesday, 18 December 2018, where she will officially switch on the lights.
 
The spectacular fanfare will kick-off with a colourful multi-cultural parade from King Dinuzulu Park down Dr Pixley ka Seme Street and end off at City Hall, Church Walk where the Mayor will address residents of the City and unpack plans put in place to ensure that all visitors and locals enjoy a safe and hassle-free festive.
 
The parade will include a short ceremony where Mayor Gumede will switch on the Christmas Lights at Russell Street. The aim of the parade is not only to celebrate the City’s diverse cultures and rich heritage, but also to demonstrate the essential services’ readiness this festive season.
 
Members of the media are invited to cover the parade and celebration.
 
DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
Date: Tuesday, 18 December 2018
 
Time: 19h00 (parade will start at King Dinuzulu Park. Transport to King Dinuzulu Park will leave from City Hall, Church Walk at 18h00)
Venue: City Hall, Church Walk
RSVP: Vuyo Ndlovu on 031 311 4838, vuyo.ndlovu@durban.gov.za
 
ENDS
 
Issued by EThekwini Municipality Spokesperson, Msawakhe Mayisela.
 
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