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Good year! Like everything else last year, the Rose Parade was a little different this New Years Day, but we’re happy that you can still enjoy the Southern California tradition and watch the show on KTLA Channel 5 and ktla.com.
The Tournament of Roses has created a pre-produced special, “The Rose Parade’s New Year Celebration presented by Honda”. The two-hour show aired on KTLA and ktla.com at 8 a.m.
KTLA also aired a booster presentation of the 2020 Band Cam on the station’s show. Facebook page and YouTube account. This stream was a raw stream from the marching bands from last year’s parade.
Coverage of presentations from previous years of the Rose Parade continued throughout the day. Then, the 2021 special was aired a second time at 8 p.m. on KTLA.
The special is not available for repeat viewing, as KTLA’s coverage has been available for the past several years.
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 for Jan. 1, 2021 was scheduled to include “marching band performances, heartwarming segments related to the Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game® football highlights, horsemen, spectacular floats from years past. Behind the scenes, see the making of a float and New Year’s greetings from fans around the world.
The following artists were expected, the tournament had 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