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Luge Opening Ceremonies
Luge Opening Ceremonies

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Luge Opening Ceremonies - Jan 30, 2013

Date:Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Where:Whistler Village Square

Whistler Village SquareThe Luge World Championships Opening Ceremonies are set to kick off this Wednesday, January 30. Visitors and residents are encouraged to come out and take part in the celebrations throughout Whistler.

Beginning at 6:45PM athletes will make their way from Whistler Olympic Plaza to the Opening Ceremony Celebrations located in the Whistler Village Square. Celebrations will begin at 7PM and will include local singer Rachel Thom singing the Canadian national anthem and a blessing from the Squamish First Nations Eagle Song Dancers. The Mayor of Whistler Nancy Wilhelm-Morden will also address the athletes and welcome everyone to the 2013 FIL (International Luge Federation) Luge World Championships.

Later on in the evening local Vancouver band the Boom Booms will take the stage and perform a FREE concert.

If you're in town on the 30th don't forget to come out and welcome all the athletes to the 2013 Luge World Championships.

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While you are in Whistler stay with Aava Whistler Hotel. We're conveniently located a short walk from the Fire and Ice Show, and near the heart of Whistler Village including dining, shopping, entertainment and much more. Plus we're only a few minutes from Whistler Blackcomb lifts accessing the mountains for North America's best skiing and snowboarding!

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