WAG Screens Encore for World’s Best Commercials

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Winnipeg, MB – March 5, 2014 – If you missed them in December, you have one last chance to catch the best commercials in the world. The WAG is rescreening the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the best commercials from across the globe, on select dates in March in the Muriel Richardson Auditorium. Representing almost every continent and spanning a multitude of cultures, these ads are a fascinating window to the world.

Tickets are on sale now at wag.ca:

  • March 25, 7pm
  • March 26, 7pm
  • March 27, 7pm
  • March 29, 1pm, 3:30pm, 7pm

Tickets are $12 for WAG members, students, and seniors, and $14 for adults. They are available at wag.ca or in person at the WAG front desk. Many shows sell out, so it’s recommended you get your tickets early.

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, over 24,000 entries from all over the world are showcased and judged at the Festival. Winning companies receive the highly coveted Lion trophy, honouring the most creative film, film craft, print, outdoor, interactive, radio, design, sales promotion & activation and integrated advertising, as well as the best media, direct marketing, PR and Titanium ideas.

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is a cultural advocate – a lens and forum – helping people see and experience more through art. Playing a vital role in the community, engaging and enriching people of all ages and backgrounds through art and culture, the Winnipeg Art Gallery thrives as a creative, innovative, and accessible place for learning, discovery and inspiration.


For information, please contact:
Debra Fehr
Manager,Communications and Marketing

Izzy Goluch
Communications Coordinator



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