ORILLIA, ON, March 5 /CNW/ - Plans were announced today for Ontario's
first ever community-based Beatles festival to be held in the City of Orillia.
Known as the "Orillia Beatles Celebration", the three-day event on
September 21, 22 and 23, 2007 is sponsored and managed by the Orillia Festival
Committee, a volunteer group representing a cross-section of community
leaders, businesses, educators, students, musicians, artists and Beatles fans.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first meeting of John Lennon and
Paul McCartney in 1957, highlights include celebrity Allan Williams, the first
booking agent of the Beatles; performances by Toronto's FabFour; tribute
performances across the City; museum-quality Beatles exhibits; educational
presentations; a vendor's marketplace; and a street festival.
For further information:
For further information: David Goyette, (416) 484-8564,