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23 Sep 2008
IOC News , museum-news-articles

This week at the Museum... 22-28.09.2008

A century of International Ice Hockey exhibition
From 26 September 2008 to 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.
Beijing 2008 exhibition
Until 26 October 2008
For the duration of the exhibition, The Olympic Museum introduces its visitors to modern China, that is, both the change process underway in society because of the catalyst of the Olympic Games, but also what remains of China’s Eternal Empire. This introduction is presented through many means of expression: exhibitions, activities and demonstrations, concerts, documentary festival, educational kit, guided tours and workshops.
Educational programme (for children aged 8 - 16)
Educational kit (French, German, English), guided tours followed by a workshop If I had grown up in Beijing. Reservation on 021 621 65 11, price: CHF 50 + entrance ticket.
Corporate activity programme
Guided tours
The week’s events at The Olympic Museum
Tuesday 23 September: Agora: Beijing 2008, an assessment
With medallists from the Olympic Games in Beijing and numerous other guests. Hosted by Jean-Philippe Rapp & Jean-François Develey. At 6.30 p.m., Museum’s auditorium, free entrance, reservation required on 021 621 65 11.
Saturday 27 September: 8th Museums Night - Chinese Night
Guides tours of the Beijing 2008 exhibition. Chinese opera with the special presence of the artists from the Northern Kunqu Opera Theatre: songs, acrobatics, music and masks for the children. Yangge and yaogu, traditional dances: demonstrations and introduction by Wu Hua and his dancers.

Opening hours: every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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