Township of Langley, BC, Monday, September 17, 2012: The world’s best figure skaters are coming to the Langley Events Centre this coming holiday season. The 2012 Holiday Festival on Ice tour will be hitting the ice at the LEC on December 1, the first time these figure skaters of international fame will be seen in our community.
“Holiday Festival on Ice” celebrates the spirit of the holidays with the Nation’s top skaters. Olympic heroine, Joannie Rochette, will return to BC after winning her medal and the hearts of the country at the Vancouver Olympics. Four-time World Champion Kurt Browning; two-time Olympic medalist Elvis Stojko; and World Champion Jeffrey Buttle lead an incredible cast of skaters to Langley for this special event. The skaters will perform holiday-themed routines as part of the program.
The confirmed cast is as follows:
Kurt Browning Four-time World Champion
Elvis Stojko Two-time Olympic Silver Medalist; Three-time World Champion
Joannie Rochette 2010 Olympic Medalist; World Silver Medalist
Jeffrey Buttle Olympic Medalist; World Champion
Kimmie Meissner 2006 World Champion; 2007 US Champion
Sinead & John Kerr Seven-time British Dance Champions; European Medalists
Shawn Sawyer Canadian Silver Medalist
Some additional performers will be added closer to the event. Tickets for the event will go on sale to the public on Saturday, September 22 at 11:00AM PST and will be available at www.ticketmaster.ca
About Langley Events Centre
The Langley Events Centre (LEC) is a 260,483 square foot state of the art facility, which includes an Arena Bowl, Triple Gymnasium, Banquet Hall and Meeting Spaces all in one. Opened in 2009 with the latest technology, the LEC is home to Trinity Western University Athletics (Basketball, Volleyball and Hockey), the Langley Rivermen of the BC Hockey League, the Langley Thunder of the Western Lacrosse Association and the Langley Junior Thunder of the BC Junior A Lacrosse League. Many organizations call the LEC home including Basketball BC, Langley Sports Medicine Clinic, Tourism Langley, MLA Rich Coleman, the Langley Gymnastics Foundation, RE Mountain Secondary School, and the Willoughby Community Centre. The facility has hosted events such as the 2010 BC Summer Games, 2011 CIS Men’s Volleyball National Championships, the 2011 World Junior A Hockey Challenge, the 2012 World Financial Group Continental Cup of Curling, the 2012 TELUS Junior Girls Basketball Provincial Championships, the 2011 and 2012 BC High School Boys' AAA Basketball Championships, presented by TELUS, and multiple Provincial Gymnastics Championships. The LEC is also proud to be host to the 2012 U-23 Pan American Men’s Volleyball Cup and the 2013 BC AAA Girls Basketball Championships, presented by TELUS. For a complete list of previous and upcoming events, please visit www.langleyeventscentre.com
Tickets for the event will go on sale to the public on Saturday, September 22 at 11:00AM PST and will be available at www.ticketmaster.ca