MONTREAL (CNW Telbec) -- Bell today announced it is the official partner of the FrancoFolies de Montréal, and will offer financial and technological support for the production of the 24th edition of the FrancoFolies from June 7 to 16, 2012.
"Already a long-standing partner of Équipe Spectra through our sponsorships of the Festival international de jazz de Montréal and Montréal en lumière, Bell is pleased to announce our support for the 24th edition of the FrancoFolies," explained Martine Turcotte, Bell's Vice-Chair, Québec. "The FrancoFolies de Montréal is one of the major, not-to-be-missed events in this great city. Bell is proud to support organizations like the FrancoFolies that are developing and promoting Francophone music and Montréal's image at the national and international level."
In addition to providing technological support for the FrancoFolies site and mobile application, Bell is presenting the Grande soirée Bell, the major event celebrating Robert Charlebois, surrounded by 10 musicians, on the outdoor stage of Place des festivals on June 13 at 9:00 p.m.
In 2011 alone, Bell invested more than $20 million in Québec in sponsorships, charitable donations and other partnerships with cultural, sports and community events.