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News | May 30, 2018

Hyundai Returns as an Official Sponsor of Festival International de Jazz de Montréal for Third Year in a Row

MARKHAM, Ontario – Hyundai is once again an official sponsor of this year's annual Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presented by TD Bank Group in collaboration with Rio Tinto. This marks Hyundai's third year of sponsorship of the festival, taking place from June 28 to July 7, 2018.

"We're pleased to be a sponsor of the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal," said Don Romano, President and CEO of Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. "Recognized as the world's largest jazz festival, Hyundai remains incredibly supportive when it comes to helping to make music as accessible as possible to fans and musicians who visit from Canada and around the world. We are also excited to showcase some of our newest vehicles to the public – Some for the first time."

As part of the sponsorship, Hyundai will be the co-host to one of the concert stages, which will provide daily performances that audiences can enjoy free-of-charge.

The company will also have three vehicle displays at the festival situated in high-traffic areas to showcase 1) the all-new Kona Electric Vehicle, 2) the all-new Veloster N and Veloster Turbo, 3) Kona, Tucson, and the all-new 2019 Santa Fe. These displays will enable visitors to view the vehicles and engage with brand ambassadors. Hyundai is also providing the official vehicle fleet for use during the festival, made up of Sonata Hybrids and Santa Fe XLs, to support the transportation of artists and organizers of the event.

The Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has been welcoming music fans from around the world for nearly 40 years. At the festival, concert-goers can enjoy 10 days and nights of music performed by more than 3,000 musicians from 30 countries, in addition to access to 150 indoor shows. Throughout the festival, more than 2 million people visit the heart of Montréal's downtown core to celebrate and immerse themselves in some of the best that the jazz world has to offer.

About Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.

Hyundai Auto Canada, established in 1983 and headquartered in Markham, Ontario, is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company of Korea. Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout Canada by Hyundai Auto Canada and are sold and serviced through more than 210 dealerships nationwide. Hyundai is also the first to offer its zero-emissions Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle to Canadian customers. More information about Hyundai and its vehicles can be found at


Maxine Roy
Corporate Communications Specialist
Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.
(905) 948-6837

Jean-François Taylor
Product Public Relations Specialist
Hyundai Auto Canada Corp.
(905) 948-6754