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Canon U.S.A. Announces New Sponsorship With Huntington Summer Arts Festival

Over 40 Free Outdoor Concerts and Performances Held at Heckscher Park

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 6, 2013 – This year's Huntington Summer Arts Festival for 2013, a seven-week festival produced by Huntington Arts Council, will proudly be sponsored for the first time by Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions. The festival will feature more than 40 free outdoor concerts, drama, comedy and other performances at the Chapin Rainbow Stage in Heckscher Park, Huntington, N.Y. The first performance is the Huntington Men's Chorus and will take place on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 8:30 p.m.

"As part of our commitment to the local community, we are proud to sponsor the Huntington Summer Arts Festival for 2013," said Bunji Yano, senior director and general manager, Corporate Communications Division, Canon U.S.A. "The festival is a fun way for the community to come together and enjoy free live performances at one of Long Island's beautiful parks."

The 48th annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival is presented by the Town of Huntington and produced by the Huntington Arts Council, a not-for-profit that inspires and aids in the growth of art organizations and individual artists throughout Suffolk County. The Huntington Summer Arts Festival has earned a reputation for presenting top talent to the community, with performances from local, national and international artists. All performances are free to the public.

"We welcome Canon U.S.A. into our family of sponsors," said Diana J. Cherryholmes, executive director, Huntington Arts Council. "Its quality products and dedication to community is applauded, and we look forward to a successful summer with them."

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.


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