Archive for the category "vancouver2010"

Olympic Cauldron Re-Lit for Jack Poole Plaza Dedication

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On October 22nd the Olympic Cauldron will be lit during the dedication of Jack Poole Plaza. While the flames have been ignited since the Games for Canada Day and a few other occasions, this celebration will commemorate the memory of Jack Poole, architect of Vancouver 2010, as the plaza has finally been completed. The ceremony […]

With Glowing Hearts Unfestival Today

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During the Vancouver 2010 Games, everyone became a reporter in their own way. Photos, videos, podcasts, tweets, and Facebook updates allowed anyone in town to share what they were experiencing with the rest of the world. While all of the high-fives were happening and the streets flowed with flags and colours of all nations, Andrew […]

Bucky Gunts Wins Emmy for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremony

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Bucky Gunts collected an Emmy Award this evening for his direction of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games for NBC. The biggest event this town’s ever seen took place just six month ago and for many it’s a very fond memory that will live with them forever. To celebrate, you can […]

Olympic Banners on Sale Now

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The banners that lined the streets and bridges of Vancouver during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now up for sale. Photo credit: Michael Francis McCarthy A few months ago there was an application process for local non-profits to register so that they could benefit from the sale of these items. You can now […]

Olympic Gear Sale for a Cause

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Next week a local non-profit is selling off leftover Vancouver 2010 gear along with lost & found items in one giant Olympics blowout sale. Photo credit: rocketcandy on Flickr VANOC is offering up office supplies and furniture from the athletes’ village while lost & found items include anything from red mittens to cell phones, umbrellas, […]

Olympic Cauldron Re-Lit for Canada Day

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The Vancouver 2010 Olympic cauldron will be re-lit for Canada Day 2010 once a few renovations are complete. The site is surrounded by a fence and the distinctive 2010 blue-and-green hoarding that once surrounded all Olympic venues. The redesign will include a reflecting pool with a map of Canada showing the torch relay route under […]