Shania TwainShania Twain has been invited to play a part in the 2010 Winter Olympics. The country superstar will carry the Olympic Flame through her hometown of Timmins, Ontario, Canada.

"It is certain to be one of the most memorable experiences of my life," Shania writes in a statement announcing the honor. "I am proud to have been presented this unique opportunity and privilege and look forward to sharing the pride with my hometown and fellow Canadians, as we are all proud of our country's chance to host the upcoming winter games. I am grateful for this special gift of participation in carrying the flame that represents such an incredible spirit of sportsmanship and excellence and wish all the athletes of the 2010 Winter Olympics courage, strength and triumph during the Games."

Fans are now wondering whether Shania will also perform in the opening ceremony of the Olympics.