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Light Night 2018

Edinburgh’s Christmas officially begins with Light Night on Sunday 18h November.

From 3pm there will be a fantastic line-up of free family-friendly entertainment taking place on George Street, hosted once again by Forth One's Arlene Stuart. 

Saksia Eng

This special one-off event will feature a special performance from Saskia Eng, a young singer from Edinburgh who was a competitior on this year's The Voice, mentored by Tom Jones and will.i.am. Saskia will also switch on the city's Christmas lights for 2018.

Schools, community and interest groups from across Edinburgh will take their place on two stages on George Street to perform for the crowds. 

The Christmas Tree on the Mound, a gift to the City of Edinburgh Council from Hordaland County Council in Norway, will be lit as part of the Light Night switch on. 

Please note the event is expected to be very busy, so please leave plenty of time to arrive, and travel by public transport if at all possible to avoid congestion in the city centre.

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