Once again Nine will continue the tradition of carols on Christmas Eve.
This year the Nine Network’s Lisa Wilkinson and David Campbell reunite to co-host the show.
“I could not be more thrilled to be asked back to co-host Carols by Candlelight again this year with the wonderful Lisa Wilkinson. Christmas is my favourite time of the year and this event is one I wouldn’t miss for the world,” Campbell said. ” This is my seventh Carols and I look forward to the experience more and more each year. I’m thrilled that David Campbell is back hosting with me. He proved last year to be an absolute crowd favourite. This year is even more special, with David’s twins due any day,” Wilkinson said.
Since 1938, Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight has become a much-loved Christmas Eve tradition where Australia’s top entertainers perform a mix of contemporary and traditional Christmas carols in a spectacle that again promises to be as captivating as ever.
Families, friends and loved ones will gather in the Sidney Myer Music Bowl and around TV screens across the nation to share in the magic of the season.
As always, a who’s who of the entertainment industry feature in an impressive lineup. The brilliant Kate Ceberano makes her long-awaited return to the Carols stage, along with the multi-talented Shane Jacobson and 2014 winner of The Voice, Anja Nissen. The cast of Les Mis will perform a stunning rendition of a Christmas favourite, award winner Adam Harvey brings a little bit of country to the Music Bowl, while Anthony Callea will be in full voice for a performance not to be missed.
Rob Mills, Bonnie Anderson, Jackson Thomas, Harrison Craig and Lucy Durack also join the cast of performers. Plus, legally blind opera singer Michael Vaiasinni and jazz-inspired Shaynna Blaze, star ofThe Block, both make their Carols debut.
The amazing talents of the Carols family will again be on display when Marina Prior, David Hobson, Silvie Paladino, Denis Walter and Tim Campbell take centre stage. And all your favourites from The Voice Kids will be on hand to help Santa find his way to the Sidney Myer Music Bowl for a special Carols appearance.
All money raised from the night will assist families and children throughout Australia who are blind or have low vision. Vision Australia provides support, counselling and a variety of developmental programs to assist children and families and ensure they are well-equipped to lead a full life.
Wednesday, December 24, at 8.00pm on Channel Nine