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GTV Channel Broadcasts Festival of Lights live

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The City of Riverside Government Channel will broadcast the 19th Annual Festival of Lights switch-on ceremony live Nov. 25. The channel will break into the channel’s regular Friday night schedule at 5 p.m. The switch-on ceremony is scheduled for 5:15 p.m.

This is the second year that GTV has gone live to the Mission Inn location for the switch-on ceremony. Tens of thousands of people gather GTV channel broadcasts Festival of Lights live every year on the day after Thanksgiving to witness the lighting of approximately 3 million individual lights and the accompanying fireworks.

The Festival of Lights will continue daily until Jan. 8, 2012.

Repeats of the ceremony will be rebroadcast on GTV periodically throughout the rest of the year. GTV channels are available for cable subscribers in Riverside at Charter Channel 3; Verizon Channel 21 and AT&T Channel 99.

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