First Night Schedule

December 31, 2016

The First Night celebration begins at 5:00pm on Saturday, December 31, 2016. We have some exciting things in store.

5:00 PM – Welcome Blessing by Elder Elmer George and Suzie Thomas

5:04 PM – Greetings from Chief Ron Sam of the Songhees Nation and Chief Edward Thomas of the Esquimalt Nation

5:10 PM – Lekwungen Dancers

5:25 PM – Esquimalt Singers and Dancers

5:38 PM – Prime Minister’s Address

5:43 PM – O Canada (École Campus View Elementary School)

5:45 PM – Harbour Ferry Ballet

6:00 PM – Jérémie & The Delicious Hounds

6:10 PM – Trial Bike Performance at Ship Point

6:40 PM – Harbour Ferry Ballet

6:55 PM – Alex Cuba

7:10 PM – Trial Bike Performance at Ship Point

7:45 PM – Mayor Lisa Helps Reads Address from Canadian Heritage

7:48 PM – Canadian Heritage Video in English and French

7:57 PM – Queen’s Address

8:00 PM – Dear Rouge

8:15 PM – Trial Bikes Performance at Ship Point

9:00 PM – Fireworks

9:13 PM – Outro Video in English and French

*Schedule is subject to change*

Want more information? See our official press releases in both English and French below.

 

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