Video B-roll available via CNW - Anna Maria Kaufmann runs with the Olympic Flame and enjoys unique experiences in Alberta, Canada

Jan 20, 2010, 02:00 ET from CNW Broadcast Services

VANCOUVER, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - Opera sensation Anna Maria Kaufmann visited Calgary, Edmonton and Banff, Alberta, as she travelled to Canada to participate in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay. Originally from Alberta, and now Germany's most popular soprano, Kaufmann enjoyed spectacular tourism experiences in all three cities before running with the flame in Calgary.

Video and photo package includes footage of Ms Kaufmann enjoying shopping, visiting an Ice Castle and maze, skiing and enjoying a sleigh ride. Package also contains footage of Ms. Kaufman meeting Canadian Olympic Athlete Ken Read, member of the Canadian Ski Team 1974 - 1983, known as the "Crazy Canucks", as well as footage of her running with the flame in Calgary.

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    DATE OF POSTING: Wednesday January 20th, 2010

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