March 26, 2012

MTV Latin America announced that MTV World Stage will return to Mexico for the third consecutive year and will be held for the first time in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon . The event will be taped on Thursday, September 27th at the Monterrey Arena, and can be seen on MTV Latin America and various MTV channels around the world. The event, supported by the State Government of Nuevo Leon and by Mexico's Tourism Board, will feature international talent, details to be announced.

"The spirit of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon as well as its great infrastructure, are the perfect fit for carrying out an event of this magnitude," commented Eduardo Lebrija, Senior Vice-President / CEO of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) the Americas-Mexico. "We are thrilled to take this local MTV event and bring it to MTV fans around the world."

"To carry out MTV World Stage in Monterrey is very important for us, as it's an example of Nuevo Leon's ability to attract international events," commented Luis Trevino Chapa, General Director of the Tourist Development Corporation for the State of Nuevo Leon.

"Year after year, MTV World Stage has demonstrated to be an event that fans look forward to," commented Fernando Gaston, Senior Vice President of Content, Creative and Music for MTV, Comedy Central and VH1 at VIMN The Americas. "This international property is one of the most important events for our brand and we are certain that Monterrey will be the perfect setting for this great musical experience."

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