22 September 2004
RIC BIRCH - "MASTER OF THE CEREMONIES" - BOOK REVIEW
Head of the Entertainment Division - World Expo 88
Master of Ceremonies - XIIth Brisbane Commonwealth Games
1984 Los Angeles, 1992 Barcelona, 2000 Sydney Olympic Games
Some of you may have heard of Master of Ceremonies Extraordinaire Australian Mr Ric Birch - the deviser of the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games, 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, as well as 1992 and 2000 Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
Few of you may not know however that he, with his company Spectak, also ran the Entertainment Division of Brisbane's World Expo '88, for six months during the landmark exposition.
Ric has just published his brilliant autobiography, entitled 'Ric Birch - An Eventful Life - Master of the Ceremonies', published by Allen & Unwin Press.
Any one involved in the Events Management Industries, Olympics and Expositions is bound to find it an interesting read, as well as being an brilliant exposition of the work behind the 1988 World Exposition.
Order your copy now!