• Final week to experience Kontinuum

    Ottawa – Ottawa 2017, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, wishes to remind residents and visitors that there is only one week left to see Kontinuum: An Underground Journey Through Time. To date, close to 300,000 people have experienced this Ottawa 2017 Signature Event, which ends on Thursday, September 14.

    SCHEDULE

    Open daily until September 14, from 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

    Free tickets or walk-ups welcome anytime

    300 Sparks St.

    ***Changes to opening hours on Saturday, September 9: Due to a planned power outage by Brookfield Property Partners in the area where the event takes place, opening hours for Kontinuum will be from 8 p.m. until midnight, exceptionally on Saturday, September 9.

    ABOUT KONTINUUM

    Created and produced by the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Moment Factory, and based on an original concept by Ottawa 2017, this impressive world-first underground multimedia production, powered by Bell, takes place in the Lyon Station of the yet to be opened Light Rail Transit (LRT) system.

    The story premise for Kontinuum: An Underground Journey Through Time is that a crevice in the fabric of reality was discovered during excavation of the LRT tunnel. Since this discovery, inexplicable electromagnetic waves have been appearing in and around the tunnel, captivating the imagination of passersby. It is an immersive, dynamic and moving experience, using the full 500-metre length of the station, where participants will be exposed to the hidden frequencies of the material world.

    Ottawa 2017 thanks its lead partner CIBC, premier partner Bell, the Government of Ontario (www.ontario.ca/150 #ontario150) and the Government of Canada (www.canada.ca/150 #canada150) for their contributions in helping to deliver twelve full months of bold events, immersive experiences and all-out celebrations.

    Photos of Kontinuum for media use, courtesy Ottawa 2017: https://www.flickr.com/photos/138710500@N02/albums/72157682794063531

    Kontinuum videos for media use, courtesy Ottawa 2017: https://vimeo.com/album/3924564

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