Thursday, March 5, 2009

2010 Arctic Winter Games Hosts One-Year-Out Celebration

The countdown is on for the 2010 Arctic Winter Games and the public is invited to come out and participate in a family celebration this Sunday.

Where: Grande Prairie Regional College Gym
Muskoseepi Park
Grande Prairie, Alberta

When: Sunday, March 8, 2009
Noon to 4:00 p.m.
Program at 1:30 p.m. at the College Gym
Indoor Media Challenge 2:00 p.m.
Outdoor Media Challenge 3:00 p.m.

What: The 2010 Arctic Winter Games will kick off next year on March 6. This Sunday, we are starting the countdown. The public is invited to enjoy cultural presentations of music and dance, view some Arctic and Dene Sport demonstrations - and even try a few out like the snow snake and high kick – and purchase local handicrafts and sample some tasty treats at the marketplace. Media will challenge one another at the indoor and outdoor media challenge featuring Dene and Arctic sports. There will also be a dog sled on hand!

The Arctic Winter Games is an international sport and cultural event that provides Northern youth with an opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and showcase their talents. The 2010 Games will be held in Grande Prairie from March 6-13.

For further information contact:
April Weavell
Marketing & PR Assistant Director/Media Chair
2010 Arctic Winter Games
Cell: (780) 505-0703 Email: media@awg2010.org

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