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Media Advisory: Governor General to Take Part in the Official Launch of Winterlude 2013

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 -- His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will take part in the opening ceremony of Winterlude on Friday, February 1, 2013, at 7 p.m., at Marion Dewar Plaza at Ottawa City Hall. During the ceremony, His Excellency will deliver brief remarks.

The multi-sensory evening will feature musical performances, aerial dancers, interactive projections, a public art illumination display, pyrotechnic effects and a DJ dance party with Ottawa's own A Tribe Called Red. Visitors can also bring their skates and experience the Rink of Dreams.

For more information on Winterlude programming that will take place from February 1 to 18, 2013, please visit www.winterlude.gc.ca.

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