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June 5, 2001
Aelita - International Singing Sensation performs at Toronto's Salute to Seniors
  
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Salute to Seniors presented by Scotiabank is proud
to present Aelita and her Swing is Here to Stay stage show accompanied by
Johnny Hood's Society Orchestra, Wednesday, June 13 noon to 2 p.m. at Nathan
Phillips Square.

Aelita known as the "Queen of Cabaret", was recently awarded the title of "best
vocalist of the year" at Canada's Big Band Showdown competition in Hamilton,
Ontario. This tribute follows an amazing collection of accolades from two
recent world tours, from the Ritz in London to the Waldorf Astoria in New York,
and standing room only performances at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. Her last
command performance was at the Inter-Continental hotel in Seoul, Korea where
Aelita and her troupe performed at the exclusive New Year's Gala 2001.

In Swing is Here to Stay, Aelita teams up with the great maestro Johnny Hood
and his Society Orchestra to deliver an unforgettable afternoon of glamorous
entertainment and romance. The performance pays tribute to the great Big Band
singers of this century as well as European Divas, Marlene Dietrich and Edith
Piaf. Dance to the big band sounds of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy
Dorsey, Cole Porter and George Gershwin. Enjoy the musical splendour of the
Swing era and other timeless classics loved by all.

Admission to the concert is FREE! Nathan Phillips Square is located at 100
Queen Street West at the corner of Bay Street and Queen Street and is easily
accessible by the TTC at the Osgoode Subway station or the Queen Subway station.

For more information on concerts and other events produced by TSE visit our web
site at http://www.city.toronto.on.c a/special_events or call the Special Event Hotline at 416-395-7350.


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