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Tourism Minister to Switch on Christmas-New Year Illuminations

In Trivandrum
December 21, 2022

The capital city will get immersed in a riot of colours during the Christmas and New Year evenings with the state Tourism Department making extensive arrangements for illuminations which will add to the festive mood.

Tourism Minister P A Mohamed Riyas will switch on the illuminations installed in and around Kanakakkunnu Palace tomorrow evening.

With the aim of promoting nightlife in the city, the Tourism Department has planned theme-based illumination this year, promising an unforgettable luminary experience to residents as well as visitors. The public can experience the enchanting view of decorative lights till 1.00 am every night till January 1.

Besides the premises of Kanakakkunnu Palace, illuminations will embellish the stretch from Museum Police Station to Jawahar Balabhavan.

At the entrance of the Kanakakkunnu palace, a reindeer and chariot, 40 feet in length and 8 feet in height will be installed apart from hundreds of smaller reindeers, Christmas bells, Christmas trees, and big stars along the way.

Sugar candy sticks will be set in 50 spots. LED lights and neon lights will brighten the trees in the city. This is for the first time that the tree-wrapping decorative light installation has been set around Kanakakkunnu.

Also, colourful photo points will be set up in specified spots.