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"Let’s turn our attention to the rejoicing we need to be doing for all those bright spiritual lights among us who uplift, inspire, bring hope and beauty, and sing of a future worth living for. Canada, you are lucky to have her."
— C.K. Hunter, Alternative News Report, “Presenting Canadian artist Angelica Ganea.
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“I was privileged to watch Angelica perform during the Toronto International Film Festival, and she is a spectacular singer.”  — Richard Rionda, CEO Hannibal Pictures, Los Angeles, CA

“Wow, what an incredible singer… I’m lucky I didn’t have to do my speech after her performance. She choked me up...” — Jack Layton, Leader of NDP, Canada

“A triple threat.” — Inside Halton Newspaper, Canada

“What in incredible singer and what an inspirational story... People from all over the world will hear of you and will be so inspired to take charge and make a positive change in their lives. I predict we will hear a lot more of you in the next year here in the United States.”  — Garry Sutton, Host of York’s Morning News Radio Show, WSBA910, PA

“Angelica is up there with Lara Fabian and Celine Dion." — Frank Peterson, Co-Founder of Enigma, Gregorian

“Angelica is a truly inspired individual who has broken cultural barriers through her singing. She has the qualities of a world-class singer. Her captivating voice, talent and sweet personality are key characteristics that distinguish her. We are honoured to award Angelica with the 2010 Canpak Award of Excellence.”   — Dr. S. Hashmi, RPA, H.D., CEO Canpak Chamber of Commerce, Canada

“Angelica has a unique ability to express herself with her angelic voice that touches the listener’s heart. She is everyone’s dream. Read her book. Sit back and experience her singing. I’m sure she will be one of the greats of this decade. We are thrilled to have her as a regular guest as she makes the climb.”Senator Holland Redfield, Host of Straight Talk with Redfield, WSTX, VI

“I know when an artist exudes passion and determination; that is the passion behind the voice of Angelica. She is one of the most talented, professional, enthusiastic entertainers and vocalists in the Canadian music industry that I have ever had the pleasure of being introduced to. Her impeccable range, excellent tone & pitch impress me every single time. Angelica, I’m sure, will bring new and innovative contributions to the worldwide music scene.”Mark Berry, Chairman Attack Media Group, Canada

“Let’s turn our attention to the rejoicing we need to be doing for all those bright spiritual lights among us who uplift, inspire, bring hope and beauty, and sing of a future worth living for. Canada, you are lucky to have her.” — C.K. Hunter, Alternative News Report, “Presenting Canadian vocalist Angelica”

“Angelica it was a pleasure having you on the show. It was a great success and people are writing me to ask how I heard of you. They love your voice. You are a testament of strength, talent, beauty and hard work.”Jacqueline Foreman, Host of 'Your Mental Health Radio Talk Show', NJ

“Well, Angelica...is totally angelic and stunning, her powerful voice, her smile, her personality. Her voice is special, magnetic, and so very passionate. The most thunderous and vibrating performance. My goodness, it was amazing!”Maria Z., Toronto

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Testimonials:

“Angelica has an amazing voice and is up there with Lara Fabian and Celine Dion.” — Frank Peterson, Producer of Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, The Gregorian Chant, founder of Enigma

“I was privileged to watch Angelica perform during the Toronto International Film Festival and she is a spectacular singer. I would be interested in collaborating with her in the near future for she is a very talented and inspiring artist.” — Richard Rionda Del Castro, CEO & Chairman of Hannibal Pictures

“I know when an artist exudes passion and determination; that is the passion behind the voice of Angelica. She is one of the most talented, professional, enthusiastic entertainers and vocalists in the Canadian music industry that I have ever had the pleasure of being introduced to. Her impeccable range, excellent tone & pitch impress me every single time. Angelica, I’m sure, will bring new and innovative contributions to the worldwide music scene.”     — Mark Berry, Chairman Attack Media Group, Canada, produced and worked with Duran Duran, David Bowie, Carly Simon, Kool &                              The Gang, Billy Idol

“Wow, what an incredible singer… I’m lucky I didn’t have to do my speech after her performance. She choked me up...”  — Jack Layton, Leader of NDP, Canada, 2010

“Angelica has a unique ability to express herself with her angelic voice that touches the listener’s heart. She is everyone’s dream. Read her book. Sit back and experience her singing. I’m sure she will be one of the greats of this decade. We are thrilled to have her as a regular guest as she makes the climb.” — Senator Holland Redfield, Host of Straight Talk with Redfield, WSTX, VI

“Angelica is a truly inspired individual who has broken cultural barriers through her singing. She has the qualities of a world-class singer. Her captivating voice, talent and sweet personality are key characteristics that distinguish her. We are honored to award Angelica with the 2010 Canpak Award of Excellence.”    — Dr. S. Hashmi, RPA, H.D., CEO Canpak Chamber of Commerce, Canada

“What in incredible singer and what an inspirational story... People from all over the world will hear of you and will be so inspired to take charge and make a positive change in their lives. I predict we will hear a lot more of you in the next year here in the United States.”  — Garry Sutton, Host of York’s Morning News Radio Show, WSBA910, PA

“Angelica, you continue to fascinate me with your voice, your interpretation and last but not least with your beauty. I am very proud of your accomplishments, especially of the release of your CD and Book Remember Who You Are - the Story Behind the Song. I wish you continued success; I’m looking forward to seeing you again sometime soon! Much love, Titus Munteanu.”  — Titus Munteanu, TV Producer, filmmaker and European television celebrity designer, (winner of the "Silver Rose" Award, Montreux, Switzerland), Bucharest, Romania

“The singer Angelica is irreplaceable for the project we are doing, “Anthem of Life”. She is one in a million and the answers to our prayers.” —Markus Rothkranz, Author of Heal Yourself 101, Heal Your Face, maker of documentary Free Food and Medicine

“It was a pleasure to have you perform and sign copies of your Book& CD Remember Who You Are in our store. Our customers enjoyed the music and we received complements for offering them such a musical delight. Your personality and level of professionalism made coordinating this event easy. I am certain that your musical abilities will be bringing joy to millions.” — Renee Carter, Manager Barnes & Noble Bookstore Marina Del Rey, L.A.

“Angelica what an unbelievable person and artist you are! Your music is incredibly beautiful to say the least; I almost have no words to describe it. And now during our interview we discovered you are so much more than this amazing singer/songwriter. You are such an inspired person…did you ever think of being a motivational speaker? We feel so blessed to have you on our show and are looking forward to having you on again.” — Dennis Kelly, co-Host of The Saturday Night Ride Radio Show, 89.5 FM

“Angelica, your CD and Book are incredible and beautiful. I've been listening to your CD for the past few days and I'm pretty sure I have each song memorized. Your voice is truly magnificent. I'm thrilled and even more excited to have you a guest on our show.” — Zita Ost, Producer, co-Host of The Buzz with Scotty and Zita, MN

“Your CD and Book are absolutely wonderful. What an incredible idea! Thank you for a wonderful interview.  We all agree, you sing like an Angel. I pray that God will continue to bless you and prosper you.  It has been our pleasure.” — Stephanie Miles, Producer Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness Radio Talk Show with.former Mayor Carl E. Officer, WQQX 1490 AM, U.S.A.

“Angelica it was a pleasure having you on the show.  It was a great success and people are writing me to ask how I heard of you.  They love your voice. You are a testament of strength, talent, beauty and hard work.” — Jacqueline Foreman, Host of Your Mental Health Radio Talk Show, NJ

“A triple threat.”  — Inside Halton Newspaper, Canada

“Let’s turn our attention to the rejoicing we need to be doing for all those bright spiritual lights among us who uplift, inspire, bring hope and beauty, and sing of a future worth living for. Canada, you are lucky to have her.” — C.K. Hunter, Alternative News Report, “Presenting Canadian vocalist Angelica”

“And then, all of a sudden, I stumbled upon a real gem: Angelica. She was singing live on a raised patio during the TIFF. All I could say was WOW! I was so stunned by her talent and poise. She is a pop and classical singer and she sings opera like very few people in the world. She could go on the same stage with Andrea Bocelli today and I’m sure she wouldn’t feel out of place at all. She is amazing.”  — David Farrell, FYI Music News Editor, “Morning coffee with David Farrell”

“My wife and I really enjoyed Angelica’s performance and we are looking forward to listening to her CD.”  — Armand P. La Barge, O.O.M. Chief of Police, York Regional Police

“On behalf of the Nobleton Lions Club, we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation for the wonderful evening of song and music. Our guests commented on Angelica's beautiful voice and how great of an entertainer she was. Thanks again for your kindness”.  — Lion Michael Gray-Wheeler on behalf of The Gala Committee Gala Chair, 1st Vice President Nobleton Lions Club

“Thank you for sharing God's gift of Angelica's voice with us. She has truly been blessed with an amazing ability to not only entertain as a performer but to soothe one’s soul with the magical quality of her voice.”  — T. Tino, St. Padre Pio Church

“On behalf of the Sculptors Society of Canada I want to thank you ever so much for your gracious performance at Festive Spirits. You helped to set the ambiance for the evening! It was a pleasure to meet yo – especially for our members and guests!!! Your voice is such a gift!!”  — Judy D., Sculptors Society of Canada

“I was blessed to be able to attend last night’s concert. It was a beautiful evening. Voice of an Angel! What a Blessing. Thank you.”  — M. Vierira on Angelica’s Concert, St. Michael’s Cathedral, Toronto

“Well, Angelica...is totally angelic and stunning, her powerful voice, her smile, her personality. Her voice is special, magnetic, and so very passionate. The most thunderous and vibrating performance.  My goodness, it was amazing!”  — M. Zanella on Angelica’s Concert, St. Michael’s Cathedral, Toronto

“CONGRATULATIONS, Congratulations, Congratulations!!! The concert was a great success! Angelica was absolutely IMPRESSIVE.  What a Powerful, Beautiful, Inspiring, Divine music!! One friend said the concert was a wonderful gift. We felt so inspired.”  — M. Sivilla (Oakville) on Angelica’s Concert at St.  Michael’s Cathedral, Toronto

 

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Canadian Singer customizes a Chief Classic with Swarovski Crystals
Angelica Ganea takes bling to a whole new level with the Crystallized Indian Motorcycle
by Dan Tye, EMEA PR

(Wednesday, 1st July 2015) - Angelica Ganea, a Pop/Classical Singer, Songwriter and Author, has covered an Indian Motorcycle Chief Classic from headlight to tail in Swarovski Crystals, each one painstakingly placed by hand. The ‘Crystallized Indian Motorcycle’ as it’s been called, is actually a 2014 Chief Classic and has close to 200,000 Swarovski crystals glued on to it (Video here). Angelica says: “I wanted to stay true to the original color of the motorcycle, so I used Jet Black colored Swarovski crystals. The pattern I used on the bike is not something you normally see in this kind of work. While other people only use one size of crystal, which can make a pattern look uneven, I used many different sizes of Swarovski crystals, starting from the size of the head of a pin. This is much harder to do, but the end result is seamless.”

It has taken Angelica close to 1,500 hours to complete the Crystallized Indian Motorcycle, saying that she did it “for her music”. “I do consider myself very lucky,” she says. “To be able to love doing this kind of intricate work so much, to the point where placing 200,000 crystals becomes meditation to me. I find it a true blessing that something I enjoy doing, can in turn support my passion for music and writing.”

Angelica Ganea started singing at the age of 6 and at 19 she won a national singing competition in her home country of Romania. Her love for crystals, sequins, beads and all things sparkly started when she was a child. Her particular take on bling wasn’t easy considering the availability of materials in Romania at the time. She jokes that her customization of clothing and music equipment“didn’t burn down her father’s garage”, but she did cut up her mother’s burgundy velvet curtains to make a dress that she then wore on stage to sing in. When she was older, she moved to Canada and this is where she started to use Swarovski Crystals in her stage outfits and shoes. She took it even further by crystallizing microphones and musical instruments and even making custom monogram cake toppers. This led her to start up a company called Emporium A to offer her services to others and very soon, because of the high quality of her craftsmanship, she became a Swarovski Branding Partner.

Angelica Ganea explains how it came about: “In 2010 I started working on perfecting my technique in crystal application. I tried out many different types of glue, worked with various materials and made sure the final product is not only very beautiful but also 100% durable. Then in 2012 I was approved as a Swarovski Branding Partner, which is a certificate of authenticity.” Confident in the quality of her craft, Angelica Ganea then decided to tackle a much larger item and this is where she had the idea to cover a motorcycle, but not just any motorcycle, but an Indian Chief Classic.

The Chief Classic has become one of the best-selling models for Indian Motorcycle since the brand was re-launched by parent company Polaris. This particular model is finding favor with modern-day riders who crave a machine that has heritage, rustic appeal and American beauty. With guts, faith and sheer determination, Angelica Ganea has pulled off the Crystallized Indian Motorcycle and has created a one-of-a-kind motorcycle that has people in complete awe. She says that she has been amazed by the response to the bike. “I believe people are capable of being excellent at more than one thing,” she says. “Whoever invented the saying ‘Jack of all trades, master at none’ is someone who is yet to find the depth of their own potential – a little something from my new book.”
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NOTES TO EDITORS:
- Hi res images are available by registering at www.indianmotorcycle.media - photos credit ‘Angelica Ganea’
· View a video of the Crystallized Indian Motorcycle at www.AngelicaGanea.com
· A FREE download of Ave Maria, the single of Angelica’s up coming album Sacred is available at www.angelicaganea.com
- Listen to some of Angelica Ganea's music on her You Tube channel: www.YouTube.com/AngelicaGanea

ABOUT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE: Indian Motorcycle, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII), is America’s first motorcycle company. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle has won the hearts of motorcyclists around the world and earned distinction as one of America’s most legendary and iconic brands through unrivaled racing dominance, engineering prowess and countless innovations and industry firsts. Today that heritage and passion is reignited under new brand stewardship. To learn more, please visit www.indianmotorcycle.com. ABOUT POLARIS INDUSTRIES: Polaris is a recognized leader in the power sports industry with annual 2013 sales of $3.8 billion.  Polaris designs, engineers, manufactures and markets innovative, high quality off-road vehicles, including all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and the Polaris RANGER and RZR side-by-side vehicles, snowmobiles, motorcycles and on-road electric/hybrid powered vehicles. Polaris is among the global sales leaders for both snowmobiles and off-road vehicles and has established a presence in the heavyweight cruiser and touring motorcycle market with the Victory and Indian Motorcycle brands.  Additionally, Polaris continues to invest in the global on-road small electric/hybrid powered vehicle industry with Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), GoupilIndustrie SA, Aixam Mega S.A.S., and internally developed vehicles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with a complete line of Polaris Engineered Parts, Accessories and Apparel, Klim branded apparel and ORV accessories under the Kolpin and Cycle Country brands. Polaris Industries Inc. trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PII”, and the Company is included in the S&P Mid-Cap 400 stock price index. Information about the complete line of Polaris products, apparel and vehicle accessories are available from authorized Polaris dealers or anytime at www.polaris.com.

MEDIA CONTACT: Dan Tye | EMEA PR, @IndianEMEA_PR, press@indianmotorcycle.media, +44 7471 030606

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