The Organizing Committee for the XVI Pan American Games (COPAG) today announced that they have appointed FiveCurrents as Executive Producer of Ceremonies for the Guadalajara 2011 Pan and Parapan American Games. The Opening Ceremony of the 2011 Pan American Games will take place on 14 October 2011 at Omnilife Stadium. The Closing Ceremony will bring the Games to an end on 30 October and will include a handover to the next host city, Toronto, Canada. The Guadalajara 2011 Pan American Games will be broadcast throughout the Americas and around the world.
On 12 November 2011, the Parapan American Games Opening Ceremony will commence the Games at the Pan American Athletics Stadium and the Closing Ceremony bring the Games to an end on 20 November 2011.
Scott Givens, FiveCurrents’ President said: “We are thrilled and honored to work with COPAG on the Ceremonies of the XVI Pan American Games and look forward to bringing the story of Guadalajara to life in front of a worldwide audience.”
FiveCurrents is a mega event production firm with production credits ranging from the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies. FiveCurrents also produced the Ceremonies of the XV Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The Pan American Games is a multi-sport event between athletes from all nations in the Americas, held every four years in the year before the summer Olympic Games. Recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), the Pan American Games was established 8 August 1948 by the National Olympic Committees of the Americas.