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Holiday Celebration 2015 Application Banner 

Applications to perform on the 56th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration are open. Each year, Los Angeles County youth and adult community and professional choirs, music ensembles, folk and traditional artists and dance companies who are interested in performing on the show to a live and televised audience on December 24 are invited to submit an electronic application.

First time applicants and organizations with questions are encouraged to attend a webinar about the application process. If unable to attend the live webinar, it will be recorded and made available here for viewing at your convenience. Please email or call 323.856.5793 to RSVP.

Guidelines can be downloaded here.

Applications for 2015 are now open.

Deadline: August 5, 2015

Watch the application webinar here.


LA County Holiday Celebration - Your LA Tradition!

Perfect for the whole family! More than 20 music groups, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region celebrate the season during this free, three-hour holiday show. Watch the 2014 show on PBS

2014 LA County Holiday Celebration

Each year since 1959 the Los Angeles County Arts Commission has produced a free Holiday Celebration on December 24 on behalf of the LA County Board of Supervisors. Community and professional choirs, music ensembles and dance companies representing the diverse cultures and holiday traditions of the region perform at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at The Music Center while the program is broadcast live on PBS SoCaL. Approximately 5,000 people attend the program each year and a half million Southern Californian households tune in to the live broadcast. The live telecast on PBS SoCaL is produced by CDK Productions.


 54th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration wins Los Angeles area Emmy Award!

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