The FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX DU CANADA is pleased to announce that internationally known singer-songwriter Serena Ryder has been invited to perform during the pre-race ceremonies on June 11th. The Toronto native who launched her 7th and latest album titled Utopia last week will interpret the Canadian National Anthem during the celebrations of 50 years of Formula 1 in Canada.
“I’m truly looking forward to singing the anthem at this sporting spectacle,” exclaims Ryder. “Montreal is a gorgeous city and it is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Formula 1‘s presence in Canada, for the world stage of F1 fans – it’s a gig no artist could pass up.”
Serena made her introduction on the national and international stage in the mid-2000 with her successful album If Your Memory Serves You Well. Recipient of 6 Juno awards, the Canadian artist has since known remarkable success on the Canadian Billboard with her latest hits: What I Wouldn’t Do and Stompa which went on to be translated in French and appeared on an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. Harmony, released in 2012 is certified double platinum. In order to learn more about Serena Ryder, visit www.serenaryder.com