Bengaluru, 4th December 2017 – Christmas Tree Lighting marks the commencement of the much awaited winter festive season, world over. Shangri-La Hotel today ignited the spirit of the season’s arrival with the annual Wish Tree Lighting ceremony at sundown. The lobby and public areas were dressed with festive embellishments while the 23 feet Christmas Wish Tree took centre stage at the hotel’s splendid Lobby Lounge.

The carolersburst into songs as the tree dazzled with lights and 52 wishes from childrenresiding at Angels Orphanage in Bangalore. Last year the hotel raised INR80,000 that was used for fulfilling wishes of children from Angel’s orphanageThis year too, the aim was to bring lots of joy and happiness in the lives ofthese children with support from guests to fulfil their small wishes expressedon the wish tree. The hotel will take the children’s to buy their wishes on aday excursion. Adding up to the festive fervour, the hotel will be helping theAngels Orphanage by refurbishing their kitchen and pantry and making 2018 amemorable year for them all.   

“The realspirit of Christmas celebration lies in the joy of giving and spreading thatcheer. The legend of Santa Claus is a true embodiment of this spirit and we areprivileged to have generous guests. This year too they have generouslycontributed to Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru’s community fundraiser. We arecertain that this contribution will make a valuable difference in the lives ofthese children.”  said Andreas Streiber, general manager ofShangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru.

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