Winnipeg Premiere of Cannes Lions 2018 – World’s Best Ads

Winnipeg, Manitoba, December 10, 2018: The Winnipeg premiere of the 2018 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity launches this week at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. Screenings of this annual compilation of the world’s best ads run December 13, 20-22, and 27-29. 

Representing almost every continent and spanning cultures from around the globe, the award-winning ads are a fascinating window to the world.

Dates and show times:
Thursday, Dec 13, 7pm
Thursday, Dec 20 7pm
Friday, Dec 21, 7pm
Saturday, Dec 22, 3:30pm & 7:00pm
Thursday, Dec 27, 7pm
Friday, Dec 28, 7pm
Saturday, Dec 29, 7pm

Doors open one hour before the first showing, rush seating. 

Tickets are $15 at or at the door while supplies last. Many shows sell out, so it is recommended to purchase tickets in advance. Cash bar, snacks available.

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is the world's biggest celebration of creativity in communications. As the most prestigious international annual advertising awards, nearly 40,000 entries from close to 100 countries are showcased and judged at the festival. Winning organizations receive the highly coveted Lion trophy, benchmarking innovation in anything from mobile and billboards to design and branded content.

Watch the trailer here.

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For more information or to arrange interviews, please contact:
Catherine Maksymiuk
Director, Development & Marketing
Winnipeg Art Gallery

The Winnipeg Art Gallery is a cultural advocate using art to connect, inspire, and inform. Playing a dynamic role in the community, we are a place for learning, dialogue, and enjoyment through art. The WAG holds in trust the largest public collection of contemporary Inuit art on earth. To celebrate the art and to honour the Inuit, the WAG is building the Inuit Art Centre, the first of its kind in the world. Set to open 2020, the Centre will bridge Canada’s North and South through exhibitions, research, education, and art making. 



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