Media Advisory - VANOC to announce Cultural Olympiad 2008 program, including a major concert event



    VANCOUVER, Nov. 26 /CNW/ - On Thursday, November 29, the Vancouver
Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC)
will announce programming and partnerships for the Cultural Olympiad 2008
Celebration, as well as opportunities for participating in the 2009 and 2010
programs.
    Details of a major Cultural Olympiad concert event to mark the two-year
countdown to the 2010 Winter Games will also be revealed.
    Members of the local arts and cultural community will be on hand for the
celebration and program announcement.
    Media will have the opportunity to conduct interviews immediately
following the presentations.

    
    When:  Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 1:30 pm PST

    Where: Commodore Ballroom
           868 Granville Street, Vancouver

    Who:   John Furlong, Chief Executive Officer, VANOC
           Burke Taylor, Vice President, Culture & Celebrations, VANOC
           Robert Kerr, Program Director, Cultural Olympiad

    Note:  Media identification is required.

    Schedule of Events:

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    1:00 pm-1:30 pm PST   Media accreditation
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    1:30 pm-2:25 pm PST   Formal remarks and video presentation
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    2:25 pm-2:45 pm PST   Media availability
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For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Suzanne Walters, VANOC
Communications, Tel: (778) 328-6386, suzanne_walters@vancouver2010.com

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