Media Advisory - Unveiling of Vancouver 2010 Olympic Truce Installation at
Olympic and Paralympic Village Vancouver on Tuesday, February 9

VANCOUVER, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Truce Installation will be unveiled at a ceremony on Tuesday, February 9 at Olympic and Paralympic Village Vancouver.

The installation is a uniquely Canadian interpretation of a truce "wall" and focuses on telling the story of peace, respect and fair play in a contemporary way. Located in the athletes' villages in Vancouver and Whistler, the installations will bear the names of athletes competing in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Please note: This event is only open to accredited media. Accredited media should use the media transportation shuttle to the village from the Main Media Centre (MMC) in downtown Vancouver to enter through the venue media centre.

When:

11:10 am

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Where:

Olympic Village Plaza

Olympic and Paralympic Village Vancouver

Vancouver, BC

Who:

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada

Jacques Rogge, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President

John Furlong, VANOC CEO

Don Lindsay, Teck Resources CEO

Nathalie Lambert, Canada's Chef de Mission for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games

Corrine Hunt and James Lee, installation designers

Athlete representatives

SOURCE VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

For further information: For further information: Media Contact: VANOC Media Relations, Tel: (604) 403-1611, E-mail: mediarelations@vancouver2010.com

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VANCOUVER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC WINTER GAMES

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