Get in the Holiday Spirit with CBC!

It's 4 days until Christmas and CBC has bushels of of fun programming, contests, and interactive activities to help you get into the holiday spirit.
On December 25, Christmas Day, sip on warm apple cider while listening to CBC Radio One's special "Festival on Ice". Join host Paolo Pietropaolo for an hour of ice skating music and fun facts about one of Canada's favorite winter pursuits. You'll hear star skaters Kurt Browning, Katia Gordeeva, Jamie Sale, David Pelletier, and others tell us what music they love to skate to. You'll also hear Andrea Menard and the Canadian Tenors in concert at the rink of the Entertainment and Sports Centre in Abbotsford, BC.

Broadcast times:

  • CBC Radio One 88.1FM / 690AM in Metro Vancouver at 2pm
  • CBC Radio 2 - 105.6 FM in Metro Vancouver at 7pm 

If you love ballroom dancing, the Snowball Classic Contest is for you! The world's best ballroom dancers will be coming to Vancouver in January and CBC is giving you the opportunity to attend as a VIP.

Just upload a video of you dancing any style of dance to Youtube and send us the link. You'll have the opportunity to win:

  • 2 VIP Tickets to all three days and evenings of the 2010 SnowBall Classic, including the IDSF World Cup Latin
  • 2 nights accommodation (January 22 & 23, 2010) at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel
  • Breakfast for 2 on January 23 & 24, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel

Share with us your favourite holiday recipe. What holiday dish or treat brings out the Santa-worthy cheer in you?  What are your cravings?  Send us your holiday food photo! Visit the gallery of British Columbians who have already sent in photos their favourite hoilday treats.

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