The Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light:
The National Capital Area's Most Explosive Event of the Summer!
Gatineau, February 14, 2014 – The organizers of the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light, presented by the SAQ, in collaboration with the National Bank, are pleased to announce an important change to their upcoming edition.
Starting on August 2nd to 16th of this year, and for subsequent years; citizens and visitors will enjoy the event at the Canadian Museum of History, while the fireworks will be launched over the Ottawa River.
"As a gateway into Quebec, the Outaouais region needs to develop its potential. The Sound of Light Team wants to brighten up this gateway while providing new opportunities for the tourism industry in the area. By participating in the revitalization of downtown core, we will increase the events appeal by making it more inviting to individuals from here and abroad" declared the President of the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light event, Claude Hamelin.
The event has won a place in the public’s heart throughout the years because of the high quality of its fireworks shows, as well as the cultural aspect of the event, with an always present international flair. The great stage performances from local talent, the multiple on site family activities and the different corporate hosting options lend themselves to this events continued success.
"After eighteen years of great work at Leamy Lake, the event has reached its full maturity" said Anny Spooner, General Manager of the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light. "We needed to develop a renewed long-term vision, which led us to this move. With this ambitious and bold change, we believe this new location will put us in a better position to develop our event and to get the most out of future regional projects. Our aim is to redefine the areas postcards!"
By moving to the Canadian Museum of History, the event will also benefit from the visibility offered by the most visited museum in the country. It will also take advantage of the enchanting natural scenery, the permanent infrastructure and the museums strategic positioning, being easily accessible by the regions two public transport services.
"The Canadian Museum of History is proud to welcome the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light to our site. Like the Sound of Light, the Museum showcases the cultures of Canada and the world. With our stunning location on the banks of the Ottawa River, we offer the perfect location for this spectacular show", said Mark O’Neill, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of History. "In hosting the Sound of Light, we hope to contribute to the vibrancy and resonance of this unique event. We look forward to welcoming visitors from the region and around the world to the Museum."
The organizers are moving forward with confidence due to the continued support of the majority of their sponsors and partners. Notably, the Casino du Lac-Leamy who has renewed its position as title sponsor of the event for a period of three (3) years.
"An organization needs to adjust its long-term vision from time to time and we are all hearts with the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light in this new momentum" said the CEO of Lac-Leamy and Mont-Tremblant Casinos, Alain Miroux. "Like the Sound of Light event, we work towards continuously standing out and staying in the forefront in a competitive world that is ever changing. This vision truly shines through our revitalization plan." he concluded.
Fall in love with the NEW Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light, from August 2nd to 16th! Follow us on our social media outlets to learn about the 2014 Edition over the coming months.
Recognized as one of the top 100 events in North America (ABA), the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light invites you to come and experience fireworks as you never have before during one of its 5 unforgettable evenings of international pyromusical (fireworks synchronized to an original soundtrack).
Presented since 1996, the Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light welcomes some of the very best fireworks experts from around the world as they demonstrate their skills in this explosive battle of light and sound.
Whether you choose to come to the Sound of Light with your family, your business colleagues, for an incredible evening or for a weekend getaway, don’t miss your chance to experience the only pyromusical shows of their kind also offering you as many hours of family entertainment and as many types of products and services.
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