ONE DROP

ONE DROP

August 29, 2011 09:30 ET

Media Advisory: ONE DROP and the Royal Bank of Canada Join Forces to Unveil Project India

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 29, 2011) - On September 7, Guy Laliberté, Chair of ONE DROP and Founder of Cirque du Soleil®, will join Gordon Nixon, President and Chief Executive Officer of RBC, in unveiling ONE DROP Project India. The press point prior to LA SOIRÉE ONE DROP will take place under the Big Top of Cirque du Soleil in Toronto's Port Lands, where TOTEM™ will be presented.

GLIMPSE OF THE EVENING

LA SOIRÉE ONE DROP is a dazzling benefit event—a social gathering to help achieve our mission and strengthen our relationships. As this unique event will raise funds for ONE DROP's Project India, LA SOIRÉE ONE DROP has chosen to render a special homage to Indian culture.

WHAT: Press point
WHO: Guy Laliberté, Chair of ONE DROP and Founder of Cirque du Soleil, and Gordon Nixon, President and Chief Executive Officer of RBC
WHEN: September 7, 2011
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Tapis Rouge Suite™ of Cirque du Soleil in the Port Lands of Toronto
FOLLOWED BY: LA SOIRÉE ONE DROP

ABOUT ONE DROP

ONE DROP—an initiative of Guy Laliberté, Founder of Cirque du Soleil—is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established on October 29, 2007, in Montreal. Water is essential to all life. And it starts with just ONE DROP. With access to safe water, communities can learn, build and flourish. That's why ONE DROP works from all angles to take safe water further. With its uniquely artistic approach, ONE DROP educates and implements site-specific safe water solutions while allocating microfinance loans to help ensure sustainable development. Worldwide, ONE DROP's ongoing creative projects also raise awareness about water-related issues and encourage smarter water practices. Together, we have the power and responsibility to take action, in global solidarity. To learn more about ONE DROP, visit www.ONEDROP.org.

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