Vancouver 2010 Olympics: Closing Ceremonies Start Time
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games closing ceremonies are tonight at 5:30 p.m. PST, signaling an end to a successful games by Canada. VANOC hopes the closing ceremonies end the tournament on a fun and exciting note.
The closing ceremonies performances have been kept secret, but there are a few candidates who are likely a sure thing.
Potential performers are:
- Michael Buble
- Diana Krall
- Avril Lavigne
- Shania Twain
It's been confirmed that Canadian favorites Celine Dion and Joni Mitchell won't be performing.
The closing ceremonies will have a lighter tone than those that opened the Games, and it sounds like there will be some self-deprecating humor involved.
Those who took issue with the sometimes stereotypical view of Canada presented at the opening – Mounties, mountains and maple leaves, oh my! – it sounds as though the closing could take a light-hearted approach to some of the same material.
"We will probably poke a bit of fun at ourselves, you will probably come away from the ceremonies knowing a bit more about us than you did if you're not from Canada, and we will probably bust a few Canadian myths," Furlong predicted.