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May 21st, 2016 – Basin Lighting

This event is being sponsored by The MET High School, Celebrating 20 Years


May 21st, 2016 Event Info:

Sunset: 8:05 p.m.
Lighting time: 8:25 p.m.
The fires will remain lit until 11:30 p.m.
Music Program



The MET School


A pre show performance on the basin stage will kick off the event from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Headlining the pre show is American Idol Finalist David Hernandez debuting his new single “Beautiful” and three additional performances by alumni and students of The Met High School: Chachi Carvalho and the International PlayersLexi McKinnon, and Storm.

A solo performance by The Met High School’s own Emeline will signal the start of a 150-torch procession entering the amphitheater in Waterplace Park and ending in a Ring of Fire surrounding the basin. Torches will be carried by guests of The Met High School, representing graduates of each year, as well as mentors, sponsors and supporters that helped The Met High School reach this 20 year milestone.

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