has a golden opportunity to celebrate the city’s arts, culture and heritage in
2012 and your participation is essential.
“2012 is a big year for Calgary’s cultural
history,” says Tracey Read, Centennial manager, Calgary Stampede. “Many of our
city’s cornerstone institutions are celebrating centennial anniversaries
including the Calgary Stampede, the Calgary Public Library, the Pumphouse
Theatre and the GRAND Theatre.”
Read is part
of the Calgary 2012 bid committee heading up a proposal to have Calgary declared the 2012 Cultural Capital of Canada.
Calgary Arts Development
Authority and the Calgary Stampede in partnership with the City
Recreation, the Calgary Public Library, Tourism Calgary
and Calgary Economic Development are looking for 100 Calgarians to create an
advisory panel that will shape the ideas that go
forward in the bid application.
To find out how you can join the
advisory panel, go to calgary2012.com. Applications are due Thursday, September 9, 2010.The bid will be submitted in
October 2010 with a decision expected in March or April 2011.
many ways to be involved in Calgary’s centennial. Interested Calgarians can
sign up to receive information and put their great ideas forward at calgary2012.com.