Celebrate Vancouver 2010
Enjoy the pre-recorded broadcast of the inaugural celebration of the XXI Olympic Winter Games on a giant screen and follow Saturday’s competitions. Get settled in the front row of the sporting action: ski jumping, men’s downhill, ice hockey, speed skating... A small snack between two races perhaps? Make your way to the Canadian brunch with salmon toasts and maple syrup or blueberry jam. Activities have been specially devised for children during the afternoon.
Saturday 13 February
Large screen broadcast from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Any age group. Free of charge.
Activity for youngsters from 2 to 5 p.m. Free of charge.
Unlimited Canadian buffet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CHF 18 per adult and 10 per child.
Sustainable Art and Sport
Workshop: At the heart of junk
Would you be able to create a work of art from sports equipment destined for the dustbin?
The Catalan association Drap-Art, founder of the International Catalan Artistic Recycling Festival, and Dutch architects Jan Körbes and Denis Oudendijk invite you to some unusual creation workshops in line with the sustainable spirit of the Vancouver 2010. The artworks produced will be submitted for the public’s assessment. Please don’t hesitate to bring your own used sports equipment for this experience!
From 10 to 14 February, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 to 4 p.m. For adults and children aged 9 and over. Free of charge. Limited places, reservation advised. Information on 021 621 6727.
Art, architecture and recycling
Jan Körbes and Denis Oudendijk call themselves, somewhat mischievously, “garbage architects”. The two creators endeavour to give back a practical, artistic or decorative function to materials that have been thrown away. With humour and talent, they raise the issue of hyper consumption and recycling. Meet these two aesthetes who are committed to sustainable construction.
Sunday 14 February at 4 p.m. Take a look at Jan Körbes’s web site: www.refunc.nl
Work in progress
In the recycling spirit, creation by Jan Körbes and Denis Oudendijk of a sculpture inspired by sport.
From Tuesday 16 to Friday 19 February.
Transcending traditions exhibition – guided tour
Art historian Françoise Ramseier invites you to explore the artistic trends of the northwest coast of Canada. Ancestral home of the Canadian First Nations, this region is witnessing the development of contemporary creation which proudly bears and claims its traditional origins.
Saturdays and Sundays 13 and 14; 20 and 21; and 27 and 28 February at 2p.m.
Included in the price of the entry ticket.
Daily competition broadcast
From Saturday 13 to Sunday 28 February, except Mondays.
Continuous screening from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Any age group, Free of charge.
Try bob, curling or biathlon
The weekends of 13 and 14; 20 and 21; and 27 and 28 February, as well as Wednesdays 17 and 24 February from 2 to 5 p.m. Any age group. Free of charge.
Young person’s workshop: The magical world of the Haida nation
Saturday and Sundays 13 and 14; 20 and 21; and 27 and 28 February from 2 to 4 p.m.
For children aged 6 to 11. Free of charge.
Young person’s workshop: Traditional Inuit games
Every day, except Mondays, from 10 to 28 February, from 2 to 5.30 p.m. Free of charge.
Canadian fortnight and ocean flavours
Canadian fortnight. From Saturday 13 to Sunday 28 February at midday, except on Monday.
Reservation advised on 021 621 67 08.