The yearly big Christmas event in Sydney, Carols in the Domain, was another hit with big crowds and massive TV audience taking part to kick-off this year’s Christmas festivities. This year featured successful artists that truly entertained the crowd. People were more united with the aftermath of the Sydney Siege at Martin Place. The Carol in the Domain was a perfect event to heal a city celebrating life and special dedication to the hostages and victims of the siege, 38-year-old barrister and mother of three Katrina Dawson and 34-year-old Lindt store manager Tori Johnson.
This special free concert featured performances from X Factor winner Samantha Jade, tenor Mark Vincent, country music singer Lee Kernaghan, the Wiggles, Christine Anu, the cast of Wicked the Musical, singer and actor Jay Laga’aia and 2014 X Factor winner Marlisa Punzalan.
X Factor winner Marlisa Punzalan performed Away in a Manger and A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes from the 1950 Walt Disney film Cinderella. She said in her Facebook page that performing at Carols in the Domain was a childhood dream.