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Like everything else last year, the Rose Parade will be a little different this New Years Day, but you can still enjoy a Southern California tradition and watch the show on KTLA Channel 5 and ktla. com.
To ring in 2021, the Tournament of Roses has created a pre-product special, “The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration presented by Honda”. The two-hour show will air on KTLA and ktla.com at 8 a.m. on Friday, January 1.
Watch the Rose Parade Special online here.
KTLA will also broadcast an encore presentation of Band Cam 2020 on the station’s Facebook page and YouTube account. This stream is a raw stream from the marching bands from last year’s parade.
Coverage of presentations from previous years of the Rose Parade will continue throughout the day. Then, the 2021 special will air for the second time at 8 p.m. on KTLA.
Tournament announcement in July that with “a reluctance and a huge disappointment”, he would not be able to host the Rose Parade 2021, which would have been the 132nd. California’s COVID-19 restrictions have made an event that draws hundreds of thousands of people to the streets of Pasadena impractical.
The floats and marching bands that were to appear on New Year’s Day have been invited back for the 2022 parade, the Tournament of Roses says.
According to the tournament, the two-hour special on January 1, 2021 will feature “marching band performances, heartwarming segments related to the Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game® football highlights, equestrian sports, spectacular floats from years gone by, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a float and New Year’s greetings from fans around the world.
The following performers will appear, the tournament announced:
Musical performances by:
- Sheryl raven – Winner 9 times GRAMMY® with more than 50 million albums sold
- Mickey guyton – Country singer-songwriter and GRAMMY® Award nominee
- Tori kelly – Multi-GRAMMY® Award winner, singer-songwriter
- Lady A – multi-platinum country trio, seven times awarded at the GRAMMY®
- Rascal Flatts – the most awarded group of countries of the last decade
- The war and the treaty – eclectic and moving husband and wife duo, one of Nashville’s signature artists
Celebrity guest appearances by:
- Daddy Yankee – award-winning singer, songwriter, actor and producer
- Shanola hampton – star of “Shameless” on Showtime
- Laurie Hernandez – Olympic Gold and Silver Medalist, 2016 US Olympic Women’s Gymnastics Team
- Emeril Lagasse – chef, restaurateur, television personality and author
- Matt Leinart – 2019 Rose Bowl Hall of Fame inductee, former NFL player and Heisman Trophy winner
- Rita moreno – Winner of Emmy®, GRAMMY®, Oscar® and Tony® (EGOT) awards
- Dascha Polanco – star of the Netflix hit, “Orange is the new black”
- Scully wine – voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers for over 65 years
- Gary Sinise – actor, philanthropist and Grand Marshal of the Rose Parade 2018
New featured segments include:
- Cal Poly Universities – A behind-the-scenes look at tank building
- City of hope – Celebrate Doctors, Nurses, Cancer Survivors and New Beginnings
- Packaged Foods Dole – highlighting its efforts to provide access to sustainable food to 1 billion people by 2025
- Give a gift of life – Present a flower sculpture to honor organ and tissue donors, as well as health heroes who make the gift of life possible
- FTD – Contribution of their iconic floral decoration to the Rose Parade for almost 70 years
- Honda – Celebrate over 60 years of innovation and commitment to helping others
- Kaiser Permanente – Honor the heroes of health and a healthy and prosperous world
- Trader Joe’s – Hailing the store crew members who feed their neighborhood, every day
- The UPS store – Highlight their dedication to literacy, provide children with resources to read
The full KTLA schedule for Friday January 1 is as follows:
- 4 a.m. – KTLA Morning News 5
- 7h00 – Parade of the roses in the open # 201
- 7:30 am – Rose Parade in the open # 207
- 8 a.m. – The Rose Parade New Years Celebration presented by Honda (2021)
- 8 a.m. (online only) – Another presentation of the group Cam Rose Parade 2020
- 10 a.m. – The 131st Rose Parade Tournament (2020)
- “The power of hope”
- Grand Marshals of the Rose Parade: Rita Moreno, Gina Torres, Laurie Hernandez
- 12 p.m. – The 110th Rose Parade Tournament (1999)
- “Echoes of the Century”
- Grand Marshals of the Rose Parade: Buzz Aldrin, Shirley Temple Black, Jackie Robinson (posthumously) and David L. Wolper
- 2:00 p.m. – The 125th Parade of the Tournoi des Roses (2014)
- “Dreams come true”
- Grand Marshal of the Rose Parade: Vin Scully
- 4 p.m. – Parade of uncovered roses # 204
- 4:30 p.m. – Rose Parade in the open # 206
- 5 p.m. – Parade of uncovered roses # 202
- 5:30 p.m. – Rose Parade in the open # 208
- 6 p.m. – KTLA 5 News at 6 a.m.
- 7 p.m. – Unscripted Rose Parade Special in Los Angeles
- 8 p.m. – New Year’s Eve celebration of the Rose Parade presented by Honda (2021)
- 10 p.m. – KTLA 5 News at 10 a.m.
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