2013 World Champion & Six-Time Canadian National Champion Patrick Chan
Joins a Superstar Ensemble of Olympic, World and National Champions when the Highly-Acclaimed Production Visits 12 Cities throughout Canada this Spring
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW
(Toronto, ON) – The world’s premier figure skating production, Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt, will bring its 2013 Tour to twelve cities across Canada this spring. As always, this year’s production will showcase the athleticism and grace that define the sport, through performances by some of its finest talent. The tour will kick off in Halifax, NS on April 19th and wrap up in Vancouver, BC on May 10th. For a complete list of dates and performance times, please visit www.starsonice.ca.
Canada’s own Patrick Chan will make his Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt debut this year. Chan caught the attention of skating fans across the globe at the 2011 World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow, Russia where he claimed three Guinness World Records for his scores in Men’s Short Program, Men’s Free Skate, and Men’s Overall Score. He is also a recipient of the annual Lou Marsh Award which recognizes Canada’s top athletes. Upon receiving the honor, he joined a list of the country’s most elite athletes, including skating icon Kurt Browning and the late Barbara Ann Scott.
Stars on Ice 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. Chan will be welcomed by a stellar cast of past, present and future champions, including: Four-Time World Champion & Four-Time Canadian National Champion Kurt Browning; 2010 Olympic Gold Medalists and 2012 World Champions Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (Canada); 2010 Olympic Bronze Medalist Joannie Rochette (Canada); Olympic Bronze Medalist & World Champion Jeffrey Buttle (Canada); 2013 World Bronze Medalists and Two-Time Canadian National Pair Champions Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford (Canada); 2012 Canadian National Champion Kaetlyn Osmond; 2012 U.S. National Champion Ashley Wagner; Two-Time European Bronze Medalists and Seven-Time British National Dance Champions Sinead & John Kerr; Canadian National Silver Medalist Shawn Sawyer; and 2013 World Bronze Medalist & 2013 European Champion Javier Fernández. Skaters vary per market. Please visit www.starsonice.ca regularly for updates to the cast.
The Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt will be made into a one-hour CBC television special to be aired in the fall. The performance at the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, ON, on Saturday, April 27th will be recorded for the National broadcast. Visit www.starsonice.ca for more details on air date and time.
Tickets for the Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt are on sale now. Special on-ice seating is available upon request. Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more. Tickets start at $25. Please visit www.starsonice.ca for more information as well as exciting show announcements.
About Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt
Founded in 1986 by skating icon and Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton, the Stars on Ice Tour originated in the United States. In 1991, Stars on Ice 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 23rd season, Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt will bring quality entertainment to twelve major Canadian markets this spring. Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt 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 Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt on Facebook: www.facebook.com/starsonice and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/starsonice.
About Investors Group
Investors Group, founded in 1926, is a national leader in delivering personalized financial solutions to Canadians through a network of more than 4,500 Consultants located throughout Canada. In addition to an exclusive family of mutual funds and other investment vehicles, Investors Group offers a wide range of insurance, securities, mortgage and other financial services. Investors Group is a member of the IGM Financial Inc. (TSX: IGM) group of companies. IGM Financial is one of Canada’s premier financial services companies with approximately $120 billion as of October 31, 2012, in total assets under management.
Fri, April 19 Halifax, NS
Sun, April 21 Ottawa, ON
Tue, April 23 Kingston, ON
Fri, April 26 Toronto, ON
Sat, April 27 Hamilton, ON
Sun, April 28 London, ON
Wed, May 1 Winnipeg, MB
Fri, May 3 Saskatoon, SK
Sun, May 5 Calgary, AB
Mon, May 6 Edmonton, AB
Wed, May 8 Victoria, BC
Fri, May 10 Vancouver, BC