/R E P E A T/ - Media Invitation - Announcement of the winners of the BRAHMA Urban Art Competition - Five graffiti artists to spruce up downtown Montreal-and it's all perfectly legal! - An initiative of BRAHMA and the City of Montreal

    MONTREAL, June 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Benoit Labonté, Mayor of the Borough of
Ville-Marie, Catherine Sévigny, City Councillor for Peter-McGill district,
Denis Brault, Marketing Director Specialty Beers for La Brasserie Labatt, and
David "Rank" Proulx, renowned graffiti artist and competition spokesperson,
invite you to attend the announcement of the names of the five artists chosen
by the BRAHMA Urban Art Competition jury.
    Mr. Proulx will also take this opportunity to start a mural on Crescent
Street. He will continue his work throughout Evento Estival Brahma, the
Brazilian festival that will take place from June 28 to July 1. Accompanied by
talented musicians, the urban artist will officially kick off the Brazilian
festivities. An exciting event not to be missed!

                 Date and time: Thursday, June 28, 2:30 p.m.
               Location: Crescent Street (between Maisonneuve
                        and Sainte-Catherine streets)
                   Outdoor news conference with photo-ops

    The five artists chosen by the BRAHMA Urban Art Competition jury will
each be assigned to a site to create their mural. The five murals will promote
creative urban art that is positive and non-violent and that will help enhance
the cityscape in this nerve centre of Montreal, also a major tourism hub.
    Five sites, five urban artists, five murals that will spruce up the
downtown core!

For further information:

For further information: Jennifer Damiani, BRAHMA/La Brasserie Labatt,
(514) 364-8086, jennifer.damiani@labatt.com; Josée Massicotte, BRAHMA/La
Brasserie Labatt, (514) 388-0169, (514) 915-0511,
massicottejosee@videotron.ca; Jean-Yves Duthel, Borough of Ville-Marie, City
of Montreal, (514) 868-5189, (514) 298-6600,
jeanyvesduthel@ville.montreal.qc.ca; Jacques-Alain Lavallée, (514) 868-5255,
(514) 260-1384, jacquesalainlavallee@ville.montreal.qc.ca

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