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Date
03 Nov 2008
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IOC News , museum-news-articles

This week at the Museum.... 04-09.11.2008


A century of International Ice Hockey exhibition
Until 23 February 2009
The Olympic Museum is celebrating 100 years of the International Ice Hockey Federation by offering its visitors the opportunity to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of a skating rink. Ice hockey’s famous heroes have been brought together to form “the team of the century”. This is a unique chance the revisit the greatest moments of legendary matches and to understand the technical aspects of ice hockey, as well as to discover the differences in style and strategy of the best teams.
 
The week’s events at The Olympic Museum
 
Friday 7 November at 8.30 p.m. & Saturday at 3 p.m.: Documentary film: Tabarly
Featured at The Olympic Museum, as an avant-première, and a première in Switzerland, in the framework of CinéFestival 2008. Backed by the Eric Tabarly Association, the film by Pierre Marcel evokes the extraordinary career of the sailor and his extreme sensibility. Drawing on unique documentation from French and foreign, professional and amateur, radio and audiovisual archives, mostly previously unseen, this documentary retraces the offshore races, the discreet and triumphal finishes, alone or in a team, over the 35 years of Pen Duick’s supremacy over all the seas of the world. Duration: 94 minutes. Free entrance. Friday’s screening will be followed by a debate with Stève Ravussin.
 
Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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