Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tickets to Carols by Candlelight go on sale

Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight is set to light up Melbourne’s iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl once more when it returns this Christmas Eve. 

Tickets to Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight presented by AAMI are available NOW
at www.carolsbycandlelight.com.au for Christmas Eve as well as rehearsal night on
December 23.

This year, Carols by Candlelight celebrates its 86th year. From its modest beginnings in 1938, this event has evolved into a magical institution, captivating audiences and spreading joy for generations. 

Beyond its extraordinary performances, Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight is also their
largest annual fundraiser, with all proceeds going towards services for children who are blind or have low vision.

Anticipate a mix of familiar and new stars who will take to the stage to perform everyone’s
favourite Christmas songs and carols, including Casey Donovan, Denis Walter, Marina Prior,
David Hobson, Simon Gleeson and Silvie Paladino with more exciting additions to be unveiled in November.

“Together, at Carols by Candlelight, we illuminate the path to a brighter future for children
who are blind or have low vision in Australia. This year, we extend a warm invitation to
families and friends to unite with us in person at the magnificent Sidney Myer Music Bowl.”

“Through this cherished tradition, we raise much needed funds to empower these
extraordinary children with invaluable resources, tailored education, and essential, holistic
support. We help them live the life they choose, and ensure they embark on a journey
toward a more hopeful tomorrow,” said Ron Hooton, Vision Australia CEO. 

Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight will be broadcast on Channel 9 and
9Now live from 8pm on Christmas Eve, as well as a replay on Christmas Day. 2UE 954 in
Sydney, 4BH in Brisbane and Magic 1278 in Melbourne will have a simulcast of the event, while Vision Australia Radio will provide professional audio description through their local stations and online.

When: Sunday, 24 December
Where: Sidney Myer Music Bowl
Time: Gates from 4pm, with the main event commencing at 8pm 
Booking: www.carolsbycandlelight.com.au.

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