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Cusqueña invites you to vote for the best story of the contest “Legends, inspiring talents” (Translation)

15 June 2012

- Fifteen stories are the finalists of a contest that wants to recognise the people whose real stories of talent and passion inspire to achieve big things.
- The voting is open in the web page
- The voters could win two "inspiring trips" to Cusco with all expenses paid.

Lima, June 13th, 2012 - After a very competitive selection process, and with the help of the mentors of the "Legends, inspiring talents" contest, the best 15 finalist stories were chosen in three categories. These stories are now competing, vote by vote, for the prize that Cusqueña will award to the winners for their stories of talent and passion.
"We are very satisfied with the results of this campaign after receiving more than 400 stories from all over the country. This shows the success of the contest and demonstrates that there are Peruvians that know how to add passion to their talent. A passion that inspires them to achieve big things and turns them into a source of inspiration for others," Javier Neyra, Director of Cusqueña, said. He also reminded everyone that the voting process ends on June 30th. 

How to vote? The voters have to log on to the web site and choose their favorite story. Also, the voters could win two "inspiring trips" to Cusco with all expenses paid.

About the finalists. There are 15 finalist stories divided into three categories. The finalists have been chosen for adding to their talent the passion that encouraged them to achieve something big and turned them into a source of inspiration. There will be one winner for each category. These are the finalists:

- Arts category:
Lima: Juan Carlos Guerrero Siancas, Elliot Urcuhuaranga Cárdenas and Jesús Gleni Castro Delgado.
Cusco: Juana María Mendivil Dueñas de Olarte and Antonio Mario Huillca Huallpa.

- Society category:
Lima: Eduardo Rada Bernasconi, Richar Chavez Vargas, Jesús Eduardo Palomino Cistire and Jorge Esteban Liebana Rossel
Cusco: Carmen Molina Gonzales

- Development and Humanities category:
Lima: Rosalyn Picón
Puno: Hilda Valenza Kcala
Tingo María: Oscar Huamán Huamán
Chiclayo: Emma Mariela Muñoz Torres
Ancash: Elizabeth Marilé Rodriguez Acevedo

A total of 439 stories were received from Lima, Arequipa, Chiclayo, Cusco, Huancayo, Ica, Piura, Puno, Trujillo, Tingo María, Tacna and Cajamarca. The category that received the most stories was the Development and Humanities category (256).

The winners of the contest, turned into legends thanks to Cusqueña, will be announced on July 1st and they will be awarded between the 2nd and the 10th of July. 

About Cusqueña

Cusqueña beer transmits the millennial heritage of the Incas, because it is created with the same talent, passion and attention to detail with which the Incas made their work to be admired by the whole world. Cusqueña is the national premium beer from the Backus portfolio, made 100% with barley and Saaz hop, the world's finest.

For more information contat:
Cecilia Quevedo
Comunicaciones Externas Backus - 311-3000
Yohana Medina
Llorente y Cuenca - 222-9491

This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist.

Note, the news release was first published in its local market on [13/06/2012].

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