Archive of posts tagged "English Bay"

Vancouver Icons: English Bay Inukshuk

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The Inukshuk at English Bay is the focus of many photographs taken by locals and tourists alike. It stars with sunset views, sweeping inlet panoramas, and sparkling fireworks displays. It was the inspiration for the winning logo design for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics (which wrapped up 3 years ago this week). For this reason […]

Italy Wins 2012 Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks Competition

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It was announced this morning that the team from Italy took the top prize at this year’s Honda Celebration of Light, the world’s largest offshore fireworks competition. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr “Italy deserved the win” said Patrick Brault, Honda Celebration of Light producer, “the choreography and their use of color was simply spectacular. The […]

Honda Celebration of Light Barge Tour 2012

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The Honda Celebration of Light fireworks in English Bay kick off their 2012 season this Saturday, July 28th with a display from Vietnam. I headed out on the annual media tour of the barges this morning, something I have been fortunate enough to experience for the last few years (2010, 2011), to learn more about […]

Honda Celebration of Light 2012: Road Closures, Best Viewing, Transit, Photo Contest

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The Honda Celebration of Light will paint the skies over English Bay starting this weekend as hundreds of thousands take to balconies, roof tops, benches, and beaches to catch the spectacle on July 28th, August 1st, and August 4th. Mobile Application For the first time the Honda Celebration of Light has released a mobile application, […]

A-Maze-Ing Laughter Statues English Bay

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The jovial A-Maze-Ing Laughter statues in Morten Park by Chinese artist Yue Minjun have brought smiles to the faces of locals and visitors for the last few years. As a part of the Vancouver Biennale public art exhibition, time is running out on these painted bronze figures at English Bay. That is, unless the Park […]