/R E P E A T/ - During the holiday period, the Electrium welcomes you

    SAINT-JULIE, QC, Dec. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - The Electrium, Hydro-Québec's
electricity interpretation centre, offers a special program of activities for
the holiday season. Film screenings, contests and door prizes have been added
to the centre's regular guided tours from December 27 to 30, 2007, and from
January 3 to 6, 2008. And of course, all these activities are free!
    The Electrium invites young people and their families to take part in an
entertaining learning experience as they discover electricity's many aspects:
its role in the human body, the origin of lightning, the secrets of electric
eels, and how the earth's magnetic field works.
    Film screenings are also on the program, including the animated film,
Follow the Line, which shows how electricity gets from the power station to
your home, and Science, Please!, funny short films on science-related topics
produced by the National Film Board.
    All visitors could be eligible to win a door prize by participating in a
quiz related to the film, Follow the Line. Young people, 5 to 14 years, can
also participate in an art contest where the most creative drawings will be
    The Electrium is located in Sainte-Julie, near Exit 128 off Highway 30,
in the Montérégie region. Opening hours for the holiday period are as follows:

    - December 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2007 - from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    - January 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2008 - from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    For information: 450 652-8977 or 1 800 267-4558 or

For further information:

For further information: Hydro-Québec, Media and Emergency Communication
Team, Guyane Perron, Press Officer, (514) 289-6699, Perron.Guyane@hydro.qc.ca;
Press room: http://www.hydroquebec.com/media

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