Beverly Hills—The 2nd annual Oh Canada Gift Loungewill return to the exclusive The Peninsula Beverly Hills on Thursday, January 9th and Friday, January 10th, 2014, offering Golden Globe® Awards nominees, presenters and celebrity guests Canada’s finest lifestyle products and services.
The opening night Oh Canada Benefit Cocktail Party,on Thursday evening January 9th from 8 pm to 1 am, will be held on The Peninsula’s stunning Roof Garden to benefit the Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a brand new national museum scheduled to open September 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With a host committee led by acclaimed Canadians: actress/writer/comedienne Catherine O’Hara and comedian/director David Steinberg, this special event will feature Canadian entertainment, libations and cuisine, including the U.S. debut performance for 2013 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards CBC Rising Star Award-winner Bobby Wills, accompanied by Alabama Musică€€Hall of Fame Walk of Fame bronze star recipient Walt Aldridge and Mike Pyle.
Bobby Wills’ CCMA nominated and Canadian #1 hit single, "Show Some Respect," co-written by Aldridge and Pyle, will be performed at this exclusive, invitation-only event. Wills will donate all proceeds from iTunes downloads worldwide from January 2014 through December 2015 in support of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
The inaugural Oh Canada Gift Lounge and Benefit Cocktail Party marked the first time Canadian products and services from Manitoba, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal have been housed together in a single gifting suite, and welcomed a steady stream of American and Canadian filmmakers, movie and television stars, and journalists who stopped by to learn about and celebrate some of Canada’s most coveted artists, creators and manufacturers.
Organized and hosted by Winnipeg-based Heather Stewart of the popular Lilyfield Cakes, the 2nd annual Oh Canada Gift Lounge will feature a meticulously curated and vibrant selection of prominent as well as up-and-coming Canadian artisans and companies hand-selected to introduce their cutting edge and top quality products and services to the influential Los Angeles market.
"We are very excited to return to Los Angeles with our Canadian gifting suite and to introduce Hollywood to the extraordinary new Canadian Museum for Human Rights that will open next year," said Heather Stewart of Lilyfield Cakes. "Hollywood is at the forefront of creative collaboration and we are thrilled to come together with celebrities and global trendsetters in the entertainment industry to spread the word about this important institution, which is founded upon tolerance and respect, and is an incredible accomplishment in recognizing and celebrating humanity."
Highlights of the two-day Oh Canada soirée include:
The 2nd annual Oh Canada Gift Lounge will be held at The Peninsula Beverly Hills and is open to invited guests only on January 9th and 10th from 12 noon to 6 pm. This elite lounge is expected to welcome many celebrities and filmmakers from film, television and music.
The Benefit Cocktail Party will be held Thursday evening January 9th, 2014, with an invitation-only opening reception on the Roof Garden at The Peninsula. This special evening’s expected guests include Leonard and Gail Asper, children of Izzy Asper, the founder of CanWest and visionary for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the first national museum in Canada since 1967, and is located in the center of North America.
More details will be released as they become available regarding the highly anticipated 2nd annual Oh Canada Gift Lounge and Benefit Cocktail Party.
For more information, visit Oh Canada Gift Lounge website.
The Oh Canada Gift Lounge and Benefit Cocktail Party are not directly associated with the Golden Globe® Awards.