Archive for the category "vancouver2010"

Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony Ticket Giveaway

February 12th, 2010 @ 1:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I launched a contest with BC Hydro Power Smart to win tickets to a men’s ice hockey semi-final game. Turns out they have much more to give Miss604.com readers as I’ve been offered tickets to tonight’s opening ceremonies. I only have two hours to run this contest so that the winner can pick up […]

Vancouver 2010 Day 0000

February 12th, 2010 @ 8:56am by Rebecca Bollwitt

My first posts about the Vancouver 2010 Olympics was in November of 2007 although I’ve been following the lead up to the Games ever since I heard the IOC announcement of “Vancouver” for 2010 from my desk in Boston back in 2003. Can you believe it’s actually here? I wrote a tweet this morning that […]

Vancouver 2010 Watch the Opening Ceremony

February 12th, 2010 @ 7:30am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is it, one of the biggest days ever in the history of Vancouver is upon us as the 2010 Olympic Winter Games kick off this evening. With the mysterious opening ceremony tonight at BC Place (including performances and the lighting of the torch) everyone wants to make sure they can catch the action. Photo […]

Vancouver 2010 BC Hydro Power Smart Village and Hockey Ticket Giveaway

February 11th, 2010 @ 11:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Another pavilion powering the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games is the BC Hydro Power Smart Village. Located on Dunsmuir from February 10th until March 21st it will feature state of the art energy saving attractions and activities. The Expression Wall The digital Expression Wall is for anyone to colour, write, and create using an infrared marker. […]

Heritage O Canada Horns Canada Place

February 11th, 2010 @ 8:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Known to many as the “O! Canada Horns” the Heritage Horns that sound from atop Canada Place everyday at noon are a lunchtime staple for Vancouverites. Just as the Nine O’clock Gun in Stanley Park sounds the start of prime-time television, the 4 notes of our national anthem sounded by the Heritage Horns announce the […]