TORONTO, Dec. 16 /CNW/ - Akshay Kumar, Indian superstar of more than 120 films, is heading to "Bollywood North" to run with the Olympic Flame in Toronto on Dec. 17. Prior to his run, Mr. Kumar will meet with media.
Call-in details and satellite feed information are now available.
Location: The Fairmont Royal York
Tudor 7 and 8
100 Front Street West
Date: Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Call-in details: 416-340-2216 (Toronto and international calls)
866-226-1792 (Toll-free in North America)
Please call in at 2:45 p.m. and quote "Akshay Kumar press conference"
Media are asked to RSVP to Jitka Licenik and to bring identification.
Satellite feed: A satellite feed of Kumar's torch run and Toronto
tourism experiences will be available at 10:30 p.m. EST
on Dec. 17.
North America: India: Europe:
Anik F2C/3B IS-10/16C Slot E T11N/K18 D03
Up: 6045 H Europe - India Space North America - Europe
Dwn: 3820 V Up: 6156.5 V Space
C-Band Dwn: 3931.5 V Up: 14015.5 H
MHz: 36 Analog C-Band Dwn: 12515.5 V
Audio's: 6.8 & 6.2 MHz: 9 KU-Band
Standard Definition FEC: 3/4 MHz: 9
NTSC Format Symbol Rate: 5.632 FEC: 3/4
Standard Definition Symbol Rate: 5.632
PAL Format Carrier ID No. 110263
Akshay Kumar is an international torchbearer with the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay, presented by Coca-Cola and RBC and supported by the Government of Canada. He will be running on Yonge St. between Gloucester St. and Breadalbane St. at approximately 6:10 p.m.
Photos of Kumar's torch run and Toronto tourism experiences will be available shortly after his run time at: http://ctc.pathfireondemand.com/main.action
Footage will also be available at CTC's Video Portal website at 11:00 a.m. on Dec. 18: http://ctc.pathfireondemand.com/main.action
SOURCE Canadian Tourism Commission
For further information: For further information: Jitka Licenik, Corporate Communications Advisor, Canadian Tourism Commission, Tel: (604) 638-2482, Cell: (604) 377-4574, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mediacentre.canada.travel; Kathryn Hanley, Hill & Knowlton, Tel: (416) 413-4754, Cell: (416) 884-5857, Kathryn.email@example.com; Nina Kalos, Hill & Knowlton, Tel: (416) 413-4642, Cell: (416) 727-0642, firstname.lastname@example.org