Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium Brings Vancouver 2010 to Canadian Communities with Five-City ‘CTV Olympic Celebration’ Event
— Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, St. John’s and Quebec City to host free community celebrations featuring top Canadian musical acts and interactive sport zones –
TORONTO (January 14, 2010) – The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games are coming to five Canadian communities this February as part of the CTV Olympic Celebration – a free, one-day festival-style event taking place in Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, St. John’s and Quebec City during the Games. Created by Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, the events are yet another initiative by the Consortium that delivers to Canadians a unique Olympic Games experience.
On Friday, Feb. 26 at the St. John’s Mile One Centre & St. John’s Convention Centre Sam Roberts Band will be performing with special guest The Joel Plaskett Emergency. The event will feature interactive Olympic- and Paralympic-themed sport zones, cultural pavilions, hospitality zones, and large video screens showcasing CTV’s and RDS’s live coverage of the 2010 Winter Games.
For more information, visit CTVOlympics.ca/Celebration or RDSolympiques.ca/Celebrations.