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January 18, 2010 18:41 ET

Together for Haiti: Local Artists and Media Organizations Come Together to Support Disaster Victims

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2010) - The TVA Network, Societe Radio-Canada, V Tele, LCN, Musique Plus and MusiMax, TV5, Espace Musique, Astral Media Radio (NRJ, Rock Detente, Boom FM), Bold and all Corus stations in Quebec (except CKAC and Info690) are joining forces to support the people of Haiti by airing a benefit concert on Friday, January 22 from 8 p.m to 10 p.m. for the victims of the recent earthquake. In setting up this unique benefit concert, local artists and media organizations come together in an unprecedented show of solidarity.

The media organizations will broadcast the commercial-free event coast-to-coast simultaneously on all of their television stations, radio stations and websites. The show will be emceed by Luck Mervil and France Beaudoin, and will feature numerous performers and personalities. The full list is to be announced shortly. The concert will be produced by Select TV, with Pierre Boileau acting as artistic director and Mario Rouleau as television producer and coordinator.

All proceeds and funds raised will go to reputable organizations that are already working on the ground in Haiti, such as the Red Cross and CECI (Centre d'etude et de cooperation internationale).

Members of the FaceBook and Twitter social networks will be able to follow this event as it unfolds.

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