The event was hosted at the MetroTech Commons Thursday evening, sponsored by Forest City Ratner Companies. It showcased performances by Brooklyn based talent groups , including two choirs, a dance troupe and of course, Santa!
“We at Brooklyn Youth Chorus are so honored to be part of this tree lighting, and to be part of the lighting up of lives from 72 zip codes, 650 children and multiple schools, we are going to be everywhere this year,” said Elise Bernhardt, executive director of Brooklyn Youth Chorus.
Speakers at the tree lighting included Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Reverend Dr. Hubert Daughtry, FCR Executive Chairman Bruce Ratner and Gilmartin.
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