ENDED FEB 28, 2010: Do you like a pavilion with no line-ups? If so, why not explore the Calabria region by visting this venue. The unique sensations from a remarkable land with an ancient history is unleashed on the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic games from fashion to food, Italian pottery to exquisite jewelry, business opportunities to Mediterranean vacation plans, and of course wine, olive oil and cheese. The Discover Calabria venue is located at 851 Homer Street in Vancouver.
Unioncamere Calabria has recognized the unique opportunity afforded by the 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to organize, in collaboration with the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Vancouver, a “Discover Calabria” showroom to showcase the rich culture and heritage of Calabria as well as their businesses in key sectors. The showroom is open to the public and visitors will learn more about Calabria's cultural heritage, economic system, investment opportunities and local products. You are able to sample food specialties, view artisans plying their crafts, and view one-of-a-kind products. Special seminars are free of charge and will educate visitors on Calabria's tourism, Mediterranean cuisine and the health benefits f red wine (previous registration is required for the seminars, so please contact firstname.lastname@example.org). Hours of operation are 9 am to 6 pm daily. Calabria is a region in southern Italy, south of Naples, located at the "toe" of the Italian peninsula. For directions on how to get to the venue, click here.
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