Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 At 07:00 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
Sears® Stars on Ice® Presented By Samsung®
Brings an All-Star Cast of World-Renowned Figure Skaters to
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria
on Tuesday, May 10th at 7:00 PM
Kurt Browning, Jamie Salé & David Pelletier Will Share the Ice with
2010 Olympic Gold Medalists Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir,
2010 Olympic Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek and a
Stellar Lineup of Olympic, World and National Champions
Tickets For Victoria Are On Sale Now
(Victoria, BC) – Canada’s premier figure skating Tour, Sears Stars on Ice Presented by Samsung, has brought together a superstar ensemble of Olympic, World and National Champions from all over the globe for its 21st season. This year’s cast promises to deliver fans of all ages the ultimate live figure skating experience with a gathering of legends past, present, and future. The Tour glides into Victoria, BC on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 for a 7:00 PM performance at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.
Sears Stars on Ice Presented by Samsung continues to be a pioneer in figure skating by offering fans the rare opportunity to witness some of the world ’s most creative and cherished champions performing together in both individual and ensemble routines. Four-Time World Champion & Four-Time Canadian National Champion Kurt Browning will be joined by 2010 Olympic Gold Medalists Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir and 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek (United States), along with a phenomenal cast of some of the world’s most respected athletes, including Olympic Gold Medalists Jamie Salé & David Pelletier; Olympic Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen (United States); Olympic Bronze Medalist & World Champion Jeffrey Buttle; 2011 Canadian National Silver Medalist Shawn Sawyer; Olympic Bronze Medalist Joannie Rochette and World Bronze Medalist Kyoko Ina (United States).
The Sears Stars on Ice Presented by Samsung Tour, founded and produced by Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, is one of the leading entertainment events in the nation. “Canada has always been revered for its superior winter sports athletes. This year I am honored to have some of the world’s greatest figure skaters join us as we come together to deliver one of the most spectacular shows that this country has ever seen, ” said Browning. “It is most exciting that Olympic Gold Medalist Evan Lysacek has joined us this year, and I’d like to personally welcome him to the cast. It is our pleasure to have him onboard.”
Tickets for the 2011 Sears Stars on Ice Presented by Samsung Tour in Victoria are on sale now. Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more. Tickets start at $25 and are available via Select Your Tickets (www.selectyourtickets.com, 250-220-7777) and the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Box Office. Please visit www.starsonice.ca for more information as well as exciting show announcements.
About Sears Stars on Ice Presented By Samsung
Founded in 1986 by skating icon and Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, the Stars on Ice Tour originated in the United States. In 1991, the Stars on Ice Tour began to tour Canada and has now played more than 200 shows over two decades. Past Tour performers include Kurt Browning, Jamie Salé & David Pelletier, Kristi Yamaguchi and Elvis Stojko. In its 21st season, the Sears Stars on Ice Presented by Samsung Tour will bring quality entertainment to 12 major Canadian markets this spring. Sears Stars on Ice Presented by Samsung is produced by IMG, the world's premier Sports, Entertainment and Media Company. For more information about the tour, please visit www.starsonice.ca. Keep in touch with Sears Stars on Ice on Twitter: @searsstarsonice www.twitter.com/searsstarsonice.
About Sears Canada
Sears Canada is a multi-channel retailer with a network of 196 corporate stores, 260 hometown dealer stores, 33 home improvement showrooms, over 1,80 0 catalogue merchandise pick-up locations, 108 Sears Travel offices and a nationwide home maintenance, repair, and installation network. The Company also publishes Canada’s most extensive general merchandise catalogue and offers shopping online at www.sears.ca.
Sears Canada est un détaillant à circuits multiples qui compte 196 magasins d’entreprise, 260 magasins-concessions locaux, 33 salles d’exposition pour la rénovation du foyer, plus de 1,800 comptoirs de ramassage des commandes par catalogue, 108 agences de voyages Sears et un réseau national d’entretien, de réparation et d’installation. Sears Canada publie également le plus gros catalogue de marchandises diverses au Canada et exploite un site Web d’achat en ligne à www.sears.ca.
About Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. (SECA), a wholly owned subsidary of Samsung Electronics Co., markets a broad range of award-winning digital consumer electronics, information systems, telecommunications and home appliance products. SECA upholds Samsung’s mission to provide consumers with innovative digital convergence products that possess exceptional technology, quality, features, performance and value. The company oversees the Canadian operations of Samsung’s Consumer Electronics division, IT division, Home Appliance division and Wireless Terminals division.
Samsung has been a global TOP sponsor of the Olympic Games since 1997 and was a presenting sponsor of the Olympic Torch Relay from 2004 to 2008. Also through Samsung’s Four Seasons of Hope charity, Samsung helps athletes and celebrities raise funds for their respective charities, including the Wayne Gretzky Foundation in Canada. Samsung is also a proud sponsor of Hockey Canada and is the official HDTV sponsor of the NFL. For customer service inquiries, please call 1-800-SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864), and for more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
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For Tickets call (250) 220-7777