Opening of the Magic Christmas 2017

Christmas opening will have a dance show and lights on

With the delivery of the key to the City to Santa Claus, the launch will be at Largo da Catedral, on November 21, from 19pm


The Christmas of Magic in Florianópolis starts earlier this year and will have 32 days of artistic and itinerant attractions almost daily through the streets of the Capital. The opening ceremony will be on November 21, at Largo da Catedral, from 19pm. The opening show will feature a dance show and a performance by the Cantata “Natal Brasileiro” choir with approximately 230 members, from Colégio Salvatoriano Nossa Senhora de Fátima. The choir music will be conducted by the 4th and 5th grade flute students under the baton of conductor Manoela Saragoça Khalil, and the story will be narrated by the theater group that will bring to the audience a reinterpretation of Christmas, focusing on natural and cultural aspects. of the six Brazilian biomes (Amazon, Cerrado, Atlantic Forest, Caatinga, Pantanal and Pampa).


For Lidomar Bison, president of CDL of Florianópolis, the city deserves to be more beautiful and joyful in this important time. “For many years, the entity has promoted with the Municipality of Florianópolis the realization of Christmas attractions. It is an obligation of CDL to motivate merchants and government agents so that the population feels comfortable to go shopping and enjoy the various attractions spread throughout the city”, says Bison. The Christmas of Magic 2017 program will be carried out by CDL of Florianópolis, with support from the City Hall, with attractions between November 21 and December 23. There will be 32 days with more than 50 Christmas activities distributed in the Center, North of the Island, Mainland, Rio Tavares, Campeche, Lagoa da Conceição and Trindade. According to the city hall, the streets will be decorated and will feature Christmas lighting in downtown and neighborhoods of Florianópolis. During the Christmas opening ceremony, the lights will be turned on, followed by the handing over of the key to the city to Santa Claus.


“Christmas is a time of fraternity, of looking even more at others and valuing the family. That's why we prepared together with CDL an intense program as this date deserves. We are all waiting for this great night that will start the magic of this wonderful party”, says Mayor Gean Loureiro (PMDB). Christmas schedule I love the square As part of the Christmas program, two editions of the “Eu Amo a Praça” project will be held, in partnership with WOA Empreendimentos Imobiliários and W Koerich Imóveis. On November 25 it will be at Praça dos Firefighters (Getúlio Vargas) and on December 2, at Praça dos Namorados, from 11 am to 19 pm, with various activities for the whole family. For these editions, in addition to the traditional activities such as the presence of food trucks, wines and craft beers, kids space (reading corner, drawing painting, face painting, video games and board games), Banda dos Papas is confirmed. -Noéis, Dance Show, Military Police Band and the arrival of Santa Claus with photo session for children. Christmas party The center of Florianópolis will receive on December 15th and 16th, the first edition of the Christmas event to liven up Felipe Schmidt, Jerônimo Coelho, Deodoro and Conselheiro Mafra streets, as well as the Historic Center of the Capital. On these days, these streets will be comfortably prepared to receive the public at happy hour meetings and enjoy good music in the company of friends and family. To make everyone happy, the Christmas Party will bring together traveling presentations, artistic and cultural interventions, in addition to a workshop for making Christmas cards for children to take as a souvenir of the event. Santa Claus Band The band characterized as 'bons velhinhos' will parade from November 21, through the main streets of the central region and in the neighborhoods of Florianópolis at alternative times with Christmas songs played with wind and percussion instruments. Choir Presentation Largo da Catedral will be the setting for presentations by various choirs from municipal and private schools in Florianópolis with Christmas repertoires. On November 29 and 30, in the performances of the Adventist College Choir, the projection mapped with lights, colors and sound will be carried out in the Metropolitan Cathedral. christmas messengers With an artistic and itinerant performance, the actors will circulate dressed in Christmas costumes, amusing and enchanting the audience at alternative times. The group will offer an umbrella filled with hanging Christmas messages for people to “pick up” a card and have their message recited by the artists. Photo Session with Santa Claus On the 8th, 19th and 21st of December, Santa Claus will be at the ARS Shopping Center and will receive letters, requests for gifts and make a lively photo shoot with the participants of the event. Coca-Cola FEMSA caravan As a commemorative part of the Christmas attractions, on December 19, starting at 18 pm, Florianópolis will receive the Coca-Cola caravan. Comprising four trucks and a van, the group will march through the neighborhoods of the City. With the scheduled departure from Floripa Shopping, the caravan will travel along the main access roads around the Center of the Capital and the North of the Island. Full schedule on the CDL Florianópolis website: Mirian Morfim da Silva Photos: André Miranda Photographs (2016 archive)


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