Samsung Canada Celebrates the Upcoming Launch of the GALAXY S 4 with Canadian
Simultaneous Regional Preview Parties in Montreal, Vancouver and Toronto with
celebrated Canadian Bands: Dragonette, STARS, Walk off the Earth and a special
appearance by Feist
MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada, get ready to rock! Samsung
Canada, the leading supplier of mobile phones in the Canadian marketplace,
announced today that it will celebrate the upcoming launch of the Samsung
GALAXY S 4 with regional launch parties on April 25, 2013. Redefining the
smartphone experience, the GALAXY S 4 allows users to connect with friends and
family from near and far in exciting ways. To celebrate this connected
experience, Samsung Canada is previewing the device to Canadian consumers with
an integrated tri-city exclusive launch experience.
Launching in true Canadian-style, Samsung Canada has invited amazing Canadian
talent to perform live for Samsung fans at a private event in the following
-- Dragonette in Montreal
-- STARS in Vancouver
-- Walk Off-The-Earth (WOTE) in Toronto
Canadian fans in all three events will also be treated to a special
technological experience with acclaimed Canadian musician - Feist. Leslie
Feist is best known for her 2004 Juno award winning album Let It Die, which
parlayed in to worldwide success with 2007's The Reminder, which earned her
four Grammy nominations, six Juno wins, and the Shortlist Music Prize. Most
recently Feist released a 12-song album "Metals", which is known for songs
that range from low rumbling and moody ambiences.
Check out what Feist has to say about the upcoming event here:
"We are excited to bring four of Canada's best known bands to support the
launch of the GALAXY S 4 with a truly Canadian party that brings the country
together," said Paul Brannen, Vice President, Mobile Business Solutions at
Samsung Canada. "To celebrate the launch of such a highly anticipated device,
we are celebrating in a truly Canadian way. Not only highlighting amazing
musical acts but also inspiring consumers with an innovative event spectacle
that is just as unique as the GS 4 itself."
The Samsung GALAXY S 4 private preview events will take place Thursday, April
25, 2013 in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. Tickets will not be sold for
these events, but Samsung Canada fans can win the opportunity to attend by
checking out Samsung Canada's Facebook page at
JUNO Award-winning electropop trio, Dragonette will perform for Montreal-based
Samsung fans at New City Gas, located at 950 rue Ottawa, Montreal. The Toronto
band is currently promoting their latest album "Bodyparts", with an upcoming
North American tour kicking off in May. Doors will open at 8:00pm for
Montreal-based ticket holders.
Fresh from not one but two appearances at Coachella and following an
international tour of Australia, Asia, Canada and the U.S. (including 4 dates
with Tegan & Sara), indie sensation - STARS will be preforming hit tracks from
their storied career for Vancouver audiences. Over the course of more than a
decade together, STARS have consistently proven themselves, with critically
acclaimed albums, including the most recent "The North". Doors will be opening
at 5:00pm at Rocky Mountaineer Station - 101-369 Terminal Ave in Vancouver.
Toronto Event: Toronto fans will be treated to a private performance by Walk
off the Earth (WOTE) at Kool Haus - located at 132 Queens Quay E, Toronto,
with doors opening at 8:00pm. WOTE is a multi-talented five-piece musical
phenomenon that is currently taking the world by storm. They are promoting
their first full-length album, R.E.V.O., featuring 10 brand new songs,
including the cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know".
The Samsung GALAXY S 4 is available to pre-order from Canadian carriers and
retail partners with device pick-up commencing on April 27(th), and in-store
availability starting May 3(rd). At Canadian launch, two color options will
be available - Black Mist and White Frost; with additional color options to
follow later this year. For further product information and availability,
please visit www.samsung.com/gs4
Follow Samsung Canada @ www.facebook.com/SamsungCanada or on twitter
About Samsung Electronics Canada
Samsung Electronics Canada offers a broad range of award-winning consumer
electronicsincluding televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers,
cameras, home appliances, medical devices, semiconductorsand LED
solutions.The Canadian arm,selected as one of Canada's Top 10 Marketers of
the Year in 2012 by Marketing Magazine, upholds Samsung's global mission
toopen new possibilities for people everywhere,providingusers premium
experiences that are unparalleled due to Samsung'sinnovative technology and
stylish design. As a result, Samsung has become a true leader in
theconsumerelectronics industry both in terms of business leadership and
brand strength. In 2012, Samsung was ranked #9 in the Interbrand "100 Best
Global Brands" breaking the top ten for the first time, and was named as one
of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies of 2011".
To discover more, please visitwww.samsung.com
Kevin Galbraith North Strategic (for Samsung Canada) Mobile: 647-456-3786
SOURCE: Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
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