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Dylan Comer, Ryan Comer and Freya McKerring of Ballyvolane with elves at the Glow Christmas Festival in Bishop Lucey Park. Picture Clare Keogh
Dylan Comer, Ryan Comer and Freya McKerring of Ballyvolane with elves at the Glow Christmas Festival in Bishop Lucey Park. Picture Clare Keogh
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Glow returns with Choral concerts on Grand Parade

THE Cork Glow Christmas festival goes choral this weekend with a number of groups performing on the Grand Parade.

Sunday is World Choral Day. To mark the occasion the stage on the Glow Festival will feature a number of acts from 12.30pm onwards.

CIT Staff & PostGrad Choir, Scrubs CUH, St. Francis College, Cantate Chamber Choir and High Hopes Choir will all perform on the stage to get people into the Christmas Spirit.

This evening will see performances on the stage from North Presentation Primary Choir, Cork City Musical Society and Choral Con Fusion while UkiDukes, St Nicholas Brass Band, Butter Exchange Brass Band, City of Cork Male Voice Choir and Cork Singers Collective will perform on the Grand Parade on Saturday. 

The choirs will be raising money for a diverse range of charities including Irish Lung Foundation, Bumbleance, Simon and Arc House.

The market on Grand Parade runs each Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 8.30pm.

The Ferris Wheel and Carousel opens every day 12 noon until 9pm.

Bishop Lucey Park reopens from 4.30pm today where Santa’s Elves are making sure Cork kids are ready for December 25. 

The park is open from 4.30pm to 8.30pm, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays up until Christmas.

On Christmas week the Glow Festival will operate from Wednesday, December 20 until Friday, December 22.