Canada Olympic Excellence Day
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) will also host a live concert presented by Yellow Pages as of 8 p.m. to celebrate the official opening of the new Canadian Olympic House at 500 René Lévesque Boulevard West, at the corner of Beaver Hall, in Montreal. Percussionists from Samajam will start the party off with their Brazilian rhythms. Musicians will ask the crowd to make music of their own in their interactive show. Team Canada mascot, Komak, will host his friends PACHI from the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games and Vinicius from Rio 2016. Later in the evening, big names in Quebec music and Cirque du Soleil will lead us into the highlight of the night, the raising of the Olympic Rings to the roof of the building where they will shine permanently in Montreal’s skyline, a first in accordance to the new rules that govern them.