Item 004 - Paralympic Opening Ceremonies Guide

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Paralympic Opening Ceremonies Guide

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  • 2010 (Creation)

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7 mm textual material

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The bilingual program from the Paralympic Opening Ceremonies.

Table of Contents:
1 Countdown
2 Welcome Fanfare
3 Youth of Canada
4 The Guardian Spirit
5 Parade of Athletes
6 One Crew
7 One Story
8 The Sport
9 Unleashed
10 The Flag
11 Rise Again
12 Canadian Inspiration
13 A Spark Becomes a Flame

Contains poetry and art related to the Paralympic Games, the national anthem in English, French and Braille, a paragraph about the influence of the West Coast's First Nations on the Games, the order of the Parade of Athletes, a brief history of the Paralympic movement, the Official's and Athlete's Oaths, quotes by Rick Hansen and Terry Fox, information about the lighting of the Cauldron, messages from Michaelle Jean, Stephen Harper, Gordon Campbell, Tewanee Joseph, Sir Philip Craven, John Furlong, Gregor Robertson, Ken Melamed and Patrick Roberge. The production team and performers are listed at the back of the guide.

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Excellent (June 2016)

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All inquiries regarding use, reproduction, and publication should be addressed to museum staff.

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RAD, July 2008 version, Canadian Council of Archives.


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