Celebrated Canadian authors Douglas Coupland and Roch Carrier are among the major contributors to the Vancouver 2010 Official Souvenir Program, which goes on sale this week across Canada.
Designed as a keepsake, the program contains a mix of stories and features capturing the spirit of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the athletes and memorable moments from past Games. The 148-page program, priced at $17.85 also includes a comprehensive guide to Games venues, schedules, sports, and maps.
“This publication, featuring some of this country’s best writers, is a great souvenir and introduction to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games for spectators and Games fans alike,” said Dennis Kim, director of licensing and merchandising for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC). “Whether you’re looking for information or inspiration, this program delivers and also shows a real sense of the spirit and excitement of Canada’s Games!”
The Vancouver 2010 Official Souvenir Program is available at Olympic Stores in Vancouver, Whistler, at the Vancouver International Airport, and online at www.vancouver2010.com/store. They are also available at the Olympic Superstore at the Bay Downtown Vancouver, as well as Hudson’s Bay Company stores, and select retailers across Canada.