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The Legend Lives On at the 24th Annual Hank Snow Tribute

Government of Canada provides funding for Friends of Hank Snow Society

LIVERPOOL, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/14 -- Department of Canadian Heritage

The Friends of Hank Snow Society will receive $8,100 in funding under the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program to celebrate the 24th Annual Hank Snow Tribute.

Gerald Keddy, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Member of Parliament (South Shore-St. Margaret's), made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

The 24th Annual Hank Snow Tribute will be presented in Liverpool from August 14 to 17. The tribute features musical performances by local artists and celebrates the country music legacy of the late Hank Snow.

Quick Facts


--  Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow was born on May 9, 1914, in the sleepy
    fishing village of Brooklyn on Nova Scotia's South Shore, just down the
    tracks from Liverpool.
--  His professional career started in 1933 at CHNS Radio in Halifax, where
    he had his own radio show. Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, he toured the
    Maritimes and Western Canada and played at county fairs and local radio
    stations.
--  In 1936, he made his first recording in Montreal with RCA Victor's
    Bluebird label and signed a contract that would last 47 years, the
    longest continuous contract in the history of the recording industry.
--  Hank Snow has had many honors bestowed over his long career. He was
    inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville in 1979.
--  The Hank Snow Home Town Museum is a renovated CN railway station with
    audiovisual displays, artifacts, and memorabilia on the history and
    heritage of Canadian country music. In addition to Hank Snow, the museum
    also features Wilf Carter, Carroll Baker, George Canyon, and others. The
    Centre is home to the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame and a
    special exhibit on local railroading history.

Quotes

"Our Government is pleased to partner with the Friends of Hank Snow Society, an organization that contributes to local arts and culture and to the regional economy. Hank Snow's voice is still heard today thanks to the hard work of the Society, which has been celebrating his legacy for the past 24 years."

-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

"The Annual Hank Snow Tribute is keeping the memory of this musical legend alive for Liverpool visitors and residents. It also provides local artists the opportunity to showcase their talent and share their love of country music with the public."

-Gerald Keddy, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Revenue and for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Member of Parliament (South Shore-St. Margaret's)

"The Friends of Hank Snow Society is thrilled with the ongoing support from the Department of Canadian Heritage. Because of their support, we are able to realize our mission of promoting local country music culture in a world-class way at our annual Hank Snow Tribute."

-Kelly Inglis, Administrator at the Hank Snow Home Town Museum and Co-Chair of the 24th annual Hank Snow Tribute

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