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    NormandLatourelleandtheCavaliaGrouptobringnew

    creationsandperformancestoChina

    TheCanadiancompanycontinuesitsodysseyinChinaasoneofthemostactiveforeign-ownedentertainmentgroups

    SHANGHAI, CHINA (Thurday, September 1, 2016) Today Normand Latourelle, Founder &President of Cavalia Inc. and Normand Latourelle International Productions Inc., the largestCanadian-owned cultural enterprise of its kind and an integral part of this countrys culturalheritage,signedamajoragreementwiththeChinesefirmGold-FinanceGroup.Gold-FinancehasaskedLatourelletocollaborateonimaginingandproducingarevolutionarynewshowaswellaseverydetailofapurpose-built1,200-seattheatretobelocatedinHangzhousfutureJCPlaza.

    Inspired by the culture of the city of Hangzhou, the new 90-minute multidisciplinary andmultimediashowissettodebutwhentheJCPlazaopensinlate2018.LocatedintheGongShuDistrictofHangzhou,Zhejiang,PRC,themagnificentJCPlazawillhousebothanoriginaltheatreandGold-Financesheadquarters.Itpromisestobeaunique,must-seeattractionforlocalsandinternationaltouristsalike.

    Cavalia Inc.s two shows,CavaliaandOdysseo, have traveled theworld and enthralled over 7millionspectators.BycombiningCanadiancreativity,talentandentrepreneurialismwithChinesebusinessacumen,Cavaliahasquicklyestablisheditselfasthemostactiveandsuccessfulforeign-ownedentertainmentcompanyinChina.

    The show Cavalia began its current Asian tour in Singapore in August 2014, then gallopedthroughsuccessful runs inSeoul,TaipeiandHongKong.Since July2015, theshowCavaliahasfirst been staged in Shanghai and Zhengzhou. Since April 2016, it has been playing in Beijing.WorkingwithSinocap,theChinesepartnerforCavalia,theshowhasreachedanunprecedentedsuccessinChina.

    CavaliarecognizedbyCanadasPrimeMinisterandMinisterofInternationalTrade

    Todays signing in Shanghai was attended by Canadas Prime Minister Justin Trudeau andCanadasMinisterof InternationalTradeChrystiaFreeland,aclearsignof the integral role theCavalia group plays in Canadas cultural heritage abroad and its place as an exemplar ofCanadian-Chinesecollaboration.ChinahasbeenCanadas secondbiggest tradingpartner since2003.

    AsaproudlyownedCanadiangroup,wearepleasedtodeepenourpresenceandpartnershipsin China and play a pioneering role in the blossoming Sino-Canadian relations in theentertainment industry, said Latourelle. Our shows have known great success around theglobe,butbetweenthemanyeagertheatre-goersofthegrowingChinesemiddleclassandthestrongbusinesscommunityhere,whichhaveproventobeexcellentpartners,Chinahasbeentheperfectmatch.Establishingpermanentshows inChinaandtheseveralothercollaborationswehave in development are all very promising both for the Cavalia group and for all Canadianculturalinstitutions.

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    OthernewventuresinChina

    Latourelle also announced today he will be in charge of a show that will revamp the PekingOpera, one of Chinas world-renowned cultural treasures. Under the working title WhereTraditionMeetstheFuture,thenewshowwillemployCavaliassignaturestyletoaddamoderntwisttotheclassicoperaform.TheshowisacollaborationwithReignwoodGroupandissettoopeninFebruary2017atBeijingsReignwoodTheatre.AnnouncementswillbemadesoonabouttwoothercollaborationsbetweenCavaliaandChinesefirmsthatareinthefinalstagesofnegotiation.Thefirst,similartotodaysannouncementwithGold-Finance,isadealtocreateanothernewtheatreandshow.Thesecondisapartnershipwithamajor public Chinese corporation to create the entertainment components for some of thecountryslargestthemeparks.

    AboutNormandLatourelleandtheCavaliaGroup.:NormandLatourelle,FounderofCavaliaandNormand Latourelle International Productions, is a pioneer in the entertainment world thatspecializes in the creation, production and touring of innovative shows. The Cavalia groupreimaginestheequestrianandtheatricalarts.Withitsheadquarters inMontreal,CavaliaInc. isan integral part of Canadas cultural heritage, and the largest Canadian-owned culturalenterprise. Its expertise in high technology, multimedia and special effects creates magical,unique, never-before-seen experiences. Its first show, Cavalia, has been seen bymore than 5millionpeopleacrossNorthAmerica,Europe,Australia,theMiddleEastandAsiasinceits2003debut.Odysseo, the companys second show, has toured to rave reviews and public acclaimsince its 2011 premiere. Follow Cavalias latest developments at www.twitter.com/cavalia orwww.facebook.com/cavalia.Withtheseexcitingnewventures,NormandLatourelleanditsgroupofcompaniesisnowsettodiversifyitscreationstobothequestrianandnon-equestrianthemedproductions.

    AboutGold-FinanceGroup:Gold-FinanceGroupwasestablished in2008asamodern industryfinancialservicesgroup,withitsmainactivities:wealthmanagement,investmentbankandretailbank services. Through its global chain of financial services, it has achieved its industryintegration. Under the Group's flag, using 7 Private FundManager Qualifications and 1 FundSalesCompany,it isalreadymanagingassetsofover10billionRMB,offeringtohigh-end-valuecustomers,familiesandstructureslocatedin50areasaroundtheglobe,one-stopplatformtypesafefinancialservices.In2015,Gold-FinanceGrouptookadvantageandintegratedthecustomerindustryresourcesandgovernmentdevelopmentdemandsforbuildingGold-Finance'sFinancialIndustryEcologicalChain,thusopeningitsbrand-new"FinancialGreatEra".

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