EXPO 67 weekend at La Ronde June 16-17



    MONTREAL, June 14 /CNW Telbec/ - This weekend, June 16 and 17, La Ronde
will be celebrating EXPO 67's 40th anniversary, with a host of activities
taking place during this special retro event.
    Visitors who present their original EXPO 67 passport will be admitted
free to the La Ronde grounds. As people enter the park, they will be welcomed
by delightful EXPO hostesses and charmed by go-go dancers performing on
podiums along the main walkway. Saturday's attractions will include "go-go
stilt walkers", an exhibition of cars dating from 1967 and 67 cents hot dogs.
At Le Jardin des Etoiles at 7 p.m., audience members will experience 40 years
of emotions during Jean-Guy Moreau's "40 ans, 40 voix" show. In addition,
guided tours on Saturday at noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at
noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. will enable visitors to rediscover the site.

    Celebrating part of Montreal's heritage
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    Starting at noon on Saturday there will be speeches and the inauguration
of Le Galopant, the entirely restored Antique Carousel. Guest dignitaries
representing heritage-preservation organizations will include:

    Benoit Labonté, mayor of the Ville Marie borough and executive committee
    member responsible for Le Patrimoine (heritage issues)

    Louise Letoucha, chair, Conseil du Patrimoine de Montréal (heritage
    council)

    Céline Topp, director of the City of Montreal's Bureau du Patrimoine
    (heritage office)

    Dinu Bumbaru, Héritage Montréal policy director

    Daniel Turp, National Assembly member for Mercier riding

    Invitation to media members: Saturday, June 16 at noon
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    Media members wishing to attend the speeches and the inauguration of Le
Galopant are asked to confirm their presence by telephoning (514) 397-2001,
ext. 2703 or sending an e-mail to ngoyer@laronde.com

    About Six Flags: The world's largest regional amusement park firm and
owner of La Ronde, Six Flags Inc. is a publicly traded company (NYSE:   SIX)
based in New York.




For further information:

For further information: Nadia Goyer, Manager of Public Relations, La
Ronde - Member of the Six Flags Family, (514) 397-2001, ext. 2703,
ngoyer@laronde.com


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