CBC Calgary celebrates Olympic opening ceremonies
Olympic fans in Calgary invited to recapture the Olympic spirit of 1988 while gearing up for Sochi 2014
With the 2014 Sochi Games set to begin Friday morning, CBC Calgary is looking to recapture the spirit of 1988.
CBC Radio's Calgary Eyeopener will be broadcasting live from the Olympic Oval lounge.
The public is invited to check out Friday's show, which runs from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. MT.
- The Calgary Eyeopener is looking for your photos from the Calgary '88 opening ceremony. Email them to email@example.com or tweet to @CBCEyeopener.
The show will cover a range of interesting and important issues surrounding Sochi 2014 while remembering the excitement of the Winter Olympics in Calgary.
Shirley Murray, who choreographed Calgary's Olympic opening ceremony in 1988, will be on hand to talk about what to expect from Sochi's ceremony.
The Oval's "Ice Guru" will let us know what makes it the best in the world.
Host David Gray will explore the history of the Olympics and get live reports from Sochi from CBC reporter Nick Purdon and host Mark Connolly, who is covering the sliding sports.
There will be an Olympic tuque and pin giveaway and free coffee and muffins courtesy of Fuel for Gold — a nutrition program that supports elite athletes.
There will also be a live viewing of the opening ceremony starting at 9 a.m. M.T.
We look forward to seeing you at the Olympic Oval lounge located at 2500 University Dr. N.W. on the second floor.