Band FANFAN Won the Fifth Duel of the Urquell of Talents Contest
16 August 2013
Plzeň, August 14, 2013 – On Thursday, August 8, the rock band FANFAN advanced to the finals and thus sent home its competition, the punk band Citylights. The winner of the competition will get 20.000 CZK (about 1,000.00 USD), free beer for a year, and the opportunity to perform at October Pilsner Fest. With his time of 3 minutes and 20 seconds, Lubor Ježek was nominated to the Czech championship in double stein-holding. The next concert will take place this Thursday, August 15 and the main guest of the evening will be the Yo Yo Band.
The gentlemen from the Kutna Hora rock band FANFAN (Martin Bošina – lead vocals, guitar, Stanislav Příhoda - bass, Michal Mach - drums, Petr Novák – solo guitar, Adam Albrecht – keyboard) perform only their own material written by lead vocalist Martin Bošina. Despite its short history, the band has two EPs. They scored with the audience, thanks to their energetic, smart, and catchy songs (Romeo, Snowflake, etc.) and secured their participation in the finals.
With his time of 3 minutes and 20 seconds, Lubor Ježek secured his participation in the finals of Czech Championship in Double stein-holding that will take place on October 5 at Pilsner Fest. Next to secured participation in the finals, the happy winner took home with her a case of beer. During Thursday evenings, those interested may participate in other contest such as “Take as much beer as you can grab.”
This Thursday you can look forward to a pleasant and cool show by the Yo Yo Band and the next band duel between Tommy Indian and Pillow Fight. Fans may pick the winner during the concert on site using the voting vouchers or during the next seven days online at www.pilsnerfest.cz.
*Pilsner Fest is a traditional celebration of Pilsen beer that will take place at the courtyard of the Pilsen brewery on October 5 this year. You can find more information about the festival of music and Pilsen Urquell beer at www.pilsnerfest.cz.
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- With its total sale of nearly 9.9 million hectolitres during the calendar year of 2012 (including licensed productions abroad) and with its export to more than 50 countries worldwide, Plzeňský Prazdroj Inc. is the preeminent beer producer in the region and the biggest exporter of the Czech beer.
- Plzeňský Prazdroj Inc. is a member of SABMiller plc. group. Pilsner Urquell is the international flagship brand of the SABMiller brand portfolio.
- SABMiller plc is one of the most significant world beer companies, with 70 thousand employees in 75 countries around the world. It offers more than 200 beer brands, including world-renowned brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch, as well as important local brands such as Aguila (Columbia), Castle (South Africa), Miller Lite (USA), Snow (China), Victoria Bitter (Australia), and Tyskie (Poland).
This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on www.sabmiller.com. 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 August 14th, 2013.