Picks-up a 2012 Hyundai Veloster as grand prize
WINNIPEG, Jan. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Winnipegger Randy Granger took top prize
in the YouTube & Hyundai Present Musical Shorts contest that saw
entries developed in all areas of the globe. Granger picked-up the
grand prize - a 2012 Hyundai Veloster 3-door coupe - today from
Granger, who doesn't drive, decided to enter the contest to help his
mother replace a car that had broken down.
"Winnipeg is home to many creative, talented people and Mr. Granger's
winning entry is more proof of that," said Guy Bordian, General Manager
at Winnipeg Hyundai. "What's most touching, though, is that Mr. Granger
was motivated to win the contest so he could help his family. He
clearly found the inspiration he needed to achieve his goal."
Hosted online last year, the Hyundai contest asked registered YouTube
users to submit a one minute and 20 second video set to an excerpt from
the Mason Bates music track "Mothership". The visuals were up to the creativity of those that chose to enter the
contest, provided they were an original.
A judging panel then identified 16 finalists based on the submissions'
creativity, originality and how well the video exemplified the music
composition. The 16 finalists were then voted on by the YouTube
community. Granger's video "Let It Flow Like Domino" garnered the most votes, beating entries from countries such as the US,
Russia, Australia and Brazil.
Granger's winning video can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-W71_SvL6uI&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0.
Hyundai Auto Canada, established in 1983 and headquartered in Markham
Ontario, is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai
vehicles are distributed throughout Canada by Hyundai Auto Canada and
are sold and serviced through more than 200 dealerships nationwide.
Image with caption: "(from L to R) Ryan Dyck, Guy Bordian and Daryl Brown from Winnipeg Hyundai present Hyundai Musical Shorts contest winner Randy Granger and his mother Jeanette Granger with the grand prize of a 2012 Hyundai Veloster 3-door coupe. Randy Granger decided to enter the contest to win a car for his mother and gave the car to her at the dealership. (CNW Group/Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120124_C6559_PHOTO_EN_9170.jpg
SOURCE Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.
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