Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

May 10, 2011 10:22 ET

Edmonton, Alberta Students "Rap Poetic" About Their City

Students Produce New Edmonton Tourism Video That Explores Edmonton's Local Hot Spots

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) -

Editors Note: There is a video associated with this press release.

Experience Edmonton, Alberta from inside a moving vehicle as students highlight Edmonton's favorite attractions. Recently released by Edmonton Tourism, the video takes a fresh, youthful look at Edmonton's favourite hot spots.

Listen to students rap about E-Town, dance to the boom box beats and enjoy the best of Edmonton scenery. Discover some of Edmonton's diverse cultural heritage in Chinatown. Enjoy the city skyline as you travel on the Edmonton streetcar from the heart of Old Strathcona to the downtown core.

In collaboration with Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Victoria School of the Arts and Edmonton Tourism, this exciting new series of Edmonton, Alberta videos captures the students' point of view on their city as the ultimate tourist destination.

Edmonton is home to several unique districts showcasing everything from arts and culture, to the natural beauty of the river valley. Make sure to stop by the Chinatown Gate in Edmonton's city centre as it welcomes visitors to the heart of the Chinese community. Third largest in Canada, Edmonton's Chinatown Gate is a symbol of friendship between Edmonton and its sister city, Harbin. Remember to stop by and roll the ball in the lion's mouth for good luck.

For more information about planning a trip to Edmonton, Alberta, visit http://www.edmonton.com.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com. Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca.

To view the video associated with this press release, please visit the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzWQPsE2wwM

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