Media Advisory - Royal Canadian Mint to showcase Vancouver 2010 athlete
medals at Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Gala at the National Arts

Guests attending the Gala evening will be able to admire Olympic and Paralympic athlete medals up close and meet members of the Vancouver 2010 medals project team

OTTAWA, April 29 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:     As a proud sponsor of the Governor General's Performing Arts
              Awards (GGPAA) and the sole manufacturer of its laureate
              medals, the Mint is pleased to showcase its craftsmanship and
              leadership in the field of medal production by displaying
              genuine Vancouver 2010 athlete medals at the 2010 GGPAA Gala
              hosted at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

              The medals will be shown to guests attending the Gala by Mint
              employees who had the unique privilege of personally working on
              the Vancouver 2010 medals. A selection of the Mint's latest
              gold and silver collector coins will also be on display.

              This is a one-night-only opportunity for patrons of the arts to
              witness these celebrated masterpieces at the National Arts

    When:     Saturday, May 1, 6:45 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

    Where:    National Arts Centre
              53 Elgin St
              Ottawa, Ontario

SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Alexandre Reeves, Manager, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 949-5777,; Carl Martin, Communications Advisor, National Arts Centre, Telephone: (613) 947-7000, ext. 560,

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