Quebecor Inc.
TSX : QBR.A
TSX : QBR.B

Quebecor Inc.

January 20, 2010 19:00 ET

Dozens of Artists Unite Their Voices for the Cause

Original performances, unique variety numbers

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2010) - The media alliance comprising TVA Network, Societe Radio-Canada, Tele-Quebec, V Tele, LCN, MusiquePlus and MusiMax, TV5, Espace Musique, Astral Media Radio (NRJ, RockDetente, Boom FM), the stations of the Corus Quebec network (98.5 FM, CKOI, Souvenirs Garantis) and CPAM, the Montreal ethnic radio station, are pleased to announce the artists who, as of today, have confirmed their participation in the big Ensemble pour Haiti show to be broadcast this Friday, January 22, from 8 to 10 p.m.

To be hosted by Luck Mervil and France Beaudoin, this will be a benefit concert of unprecedented reach in Quebec. Touched by the recent earthquake in Haiti, the community of artists and artisans of these television and radio networks are joining forces to create a one-of-a-kind show that will include original performances and variety numbers by solo artists, but mainly acts by duos and groups. The artists who will give generously of their voices for this hope-filled evening are: Annie Blanchard, Ariane Moffatt, Brigitte M, Bruno Pelletier, Daniel Boucher, Diane Dufresne, Doriane Fabreg (Doba), Elisapie, Groupe H'sao, Gregory Charles, Lynda Thalie, Marc Hervieux, Marco Calliari, Marie-Chantal Toupin, Marie-Elaine Thibert, Marie-Eve Janvier et Jean-Francois Breau, Marie-Josee Lord, Marie-Jo Theriault, Mario Pelchat, Maxime Landry, Muzion, Nadja, Nomadic Massive, Paul Piche, Pierre Lapointe, Renee Martel, Roberto Lopez, Stephanie Lapointe, Sylvain Cossette, la Troupe Mapou Ginen and Wilfred LeBouthillier.

To donate

Many actors and well-known personalities will support these singers by volunteering at the call centres. Gildor Roy will host this part of the evening. The public will be able to donate by telephone, Internet, text message and Illico.

Public gatherings

The community will also be able to come together to watch the show live on giant screen at two public gatherings in Montreal. Those interested to, can go to either La Tohu at 2345 Jarry Street East, or La perle retrouvee at 7655 20th Avenue in the Saint-Michel neighbourhood. Isabelle Racicot and Joel Legendre will be on site with these audiences to broadcast their comments live.

All revenues and funds raised during this evening will be given to established organizations working in Haiti, such as the Red Cross and CECI (Centre d'etude et de cooperation internationale).

Internauts

Several websites will simulcast the show: tva.canoe.ca, radio-canada.ca, vtele.ca, musiqueplus.com, musimax.com, radionrj.ca, rockdetente.com, boomfm.com, 985fm.ca, ckoi.com and souvenirsgarantis.ca. Members of the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter can also follow the event on the following pages: www.facebook.com/Ensemble-pour-Haiti and www.twitter.com/EnsembleHaiti.

Ensemble pour Haiti is a collective of artists and artisans from all of Quebec's main media who have decided to pool their talents and strengths to respond to the distress of the Haitian people.

Director: Pierre Boileau

Producer-coordinator: Mario Rouleau

Production Company: Les productions Select TV

Contact Information

  • Groupe TVA
    Media Service
    514-598-6335