The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced this year's Latino Christmas program, to be held Dec. 6-8 in the Tabernacle on Temple Square. The program, titled "El regalo de navidad" will be presented entirely in Spanish, with a limited number of headsets available for English and Portuguese interpretation.

People of all faiths are invited to attend the Christmas program. Through narration and song, the Christmas story will unfold as a 400-voice choir, accompanied by several Latin American instrumental groups, performs traditional Christmas carols from Spain, Latin America and other parts of the world. There will also be a children's choir and a Christmas message given by a general authority of the church.

There will be four performances of "El regalo de navidad," each lasting about one hour, Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. (matinee) and at 7 p.m.

The event is free to the public, but tickets are required. There is a limit of six tickets per person. Tickets are now available and may be obtained online at or by calling the Conference Center ticket office at 570-0080. Tickets may also be obtained in person at the ticket office located at door 4 of the Conference Center.

The ticket office is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.