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Calgary Stampede welcomes celebrities from around the world

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Stampede and Travel Alberta are please to announce three world-wide celebrities will be joining the festivities of the Calgary Stampede Centennial.  Amaury Jr from Brazil, Yu Xia from China and Zio Oh from Korea will be wowed this year as we show them what The Greatest Outdoor Show is all about.



The Calgary Stampede along with Travel Alberta have been promoting the Calgary Stampede around the world, as a part of this marketing initiative, local celebrities have been invited to experience the Stampede first hand to share with their fans around the world.


The idea to bring the celebrities to the Calgary Stampede is unique for each country.  In Brazil, bull riding has been quite popular and a number of Brazilian bull riders have become world renowned, therefore making the Calgary Stampede the perfect place to showcase.  While in China and Korea, national movie stars are being used to market the Stampede within their countries.


The following celebrities will be on Park to celebrate and experience the Calgary Stampede Centennial: 

Friday July 6, 2012 - Amaury Jr. – Talk Show Host from Brazil

Saturday July 7, 2012 – Yu Xia – Movie Star

Sunday July 15, 2012 – Zio Oh – Actor Model


For more information on the aforementioned celebrities, please see the attached backgrounder.  Interview opportunities will be available upon request.



For more information, please contact:


Jennifer Booth

Publicity Manager

Calgary Stampede

T 403.261.0327

C 403.463.6834