The 2022 SHAPE Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place on Friday, 02 Dec at 1730 hours in front of the Main Building (bldg. 102).
The members of the SHAPE Community and their family are invited to attend this ceremony.
Dress of the day (with cap, coat authorised), please take position before 1720 hours.
The purpose of this ceremony is to celebrate the official start of the Christmas period in SHAPE for the community and to acknowledge the generous gifts of fir trees to SHAPE from the town of Malmedy. A Delegation from Malmedy will visit SHAPE and attend the ceremony.
During the ceremony, the SHAPE International Band, together with the Canadian School Choir, will perform traditional Christmas songs, and the SHAPE Chaplain will give an invocation and Christmas blessing. Afterwards, General Christopher G. CAVOLI, SACEUR, together with the representative of Malmedy, will turn on the lights of the Christmas tree.
After the ceremony, guests and all members of the SHAPE Community are invited to a reception in the HQ Cafeteria (Silver Spoon).
POC: LTC Carl VANDEPITTE, BSG Liaison Officer, ext. 3339