Media invitation - The ArtsGames experience unveiled in Rio: The organization's first international activity

MONTREAL, July 21, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Although the first edition of the ArtsGames will be held in Montreal in 2018, the organization will be in Brazil on August 11 of this year, at the Rio Media Center, to officially announce the event to the international community.

The ArtsGames are intended to encourage and support artistic and cultural excellence throughout the world by inviting artists from all walks of life to take part in a high-caliber competition. With that in mind, just a few kilometers away from the Olympic Village, you are invited to enjoy the ArtsGames experience in a special way thanks to a unique performance bringing together several of the competition's disciplines: dance, music, media arts, visual arts and literature.


1.    Press conference: international launch of the ArtsGames

2.    Exclusive show bringing together several of the competition's disciplines


Thursday, August 11

  • 10:00am: press conference (photo op) 
  • 8:00pm: performance  


Rio Media Center (RMC)

Rua Madre Tereza de Calcutá, s/n¸

Cidade Nova, Rio de Janeiro

 RJ, 20211-174, Brazil


Please allow two weeks when requesting your accreditations to attend the events. Please go to:  


Those available for interviews include: musician Oliver Jones and ArtsGames founder and former Olympian Sylvia Sweeney.


SOURCE ArtsGames

For further information: RSVP and interview requests: Catherine Cardinal, 514 220-9209, 514 667-0196, ext. 410,, On site for the events; Cristina Annunzi, 514 796-9159, 514 667-0196, ext. 424,, On site for the events; Laurie Fossat, 514 234-0535, 514 667-0196, ext. 404,, In Montreal during the events

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