21 renowned Vancouverites featured in New Year's Eve Vancouver 2016 video
DH Vancouver StaffNov 20, 2015 12:13 pm
Today, Vancouver’s New Year’s Eve Celebration Society released a video to promote the first free New Year’s Eve celebration to take place in Downtown Vancouver in over a decade.
In October, we told you that the family-friendly countdown celebration would take place from 6 p.m. to 12:20 a.m. on December 31, 2015, and reserved seats are now available for purchase for those wanting to secure premium viewing lounge passes.
The video, titled “New Year’s Eve Vancouver 2016: Home” features many notable Vancouverites, including:
Tamara Stanners: Program/Brand Manager, The Peak Radio
Cory Ashworth: Announcer, The Peak Radio
Shushma Datt: Founder, Spice Radio & Recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
Julian DeSchutter: Co-Founder, Chasing Sunrise
Ghost Walk: Vancouver Musicians
Vikram Vij: Celebrity Vancouver chef
Chris Gailus: Anchor, Global BC
Sophie Lui: Anchor, Global BC
Russell Teibert: Midfielder, Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Kirk McLean: Retired Goaltender, Vancouver Canucks
Lyndsey Chow: Vancouver Stylist, Hey Jude
Shannon Bosa Yacoub: Owner, Glowbal Restaurant Group
Wendy Itagawa: Senior Project Manager, Evergreen Line
Alvaro Prol: Owner, Blueprint Events
Gordon Price: Director, The City Program, Simon Fraser University
Over the span of several weeks this fall, the video was filmed from the Vancouver Convention Centre’s green roof, the antenna of Harbour Centre, the SkyTrain Evergreen Line’s elevated guideway, Science World, Rogers Arena, The Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver City Hall, the B.C. Place Stadium field, Pan Pacific Hotel, the “Laughing Men” statues at English Bay, The Law Courts Inn Restaurant, UBC Thunderbird Field, Chinatown’s Millennium Gate, Vancouver Public Library, Celebrities Nightclub, and the Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza.
Music for the video was originally composed by Chin Injeti.
New Year’s Eve Vancouver 2016
Where: Canada Place Way and Coal Harbour, Downtown Vancouver
When: 6 p.m.Thursday, December 31, 2015 to 12:20 a.m. January 1, 2016