December 19, 2013

MEDIA INVITED TO REGISTER FOR CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM BLOCK PARTY ACCREDITATION

TORONTO – On Friday January 11, 2014, the Canadian Olympic Team will be hosting an official Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team send-off “Block Party” celebration in downtown Banff, Alberta.

Featuring a red carpet with more than 25 Olympians in attendance, this much-anticipated event will be hosted by award-winning broadcaster, CBC’s George Stroumboulopoulos, host of George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight and feature performances from Canadian bands The Sheepdogs and The Arkells.

Media interested in attending the event are asked to register by sending their name and media affiliation to cye@olympic.ca no later than 5 p.m. ET Friday, January 3, 2014.

The Molson Canadian Block Party, presented by Hilton HHonors, will begin at 2pm. Tickets to this all-ages event are free.

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Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Cell: 514-206-6720
Email: lbeaudin@olympic.ca

Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788
Email: jalmeida@olympic.ca