Cannes Festival Dates Set

NEW YORK — The 50th annual International Advertising Festival in Cannes, France, will take place June 22-28 next year, festival officials announced today.

As in 2002, events for all media categories — direct marketing, film, press, outdoor, media Lions and cyber Lions — will take place during that week. Screenings and activities begin Sunday morning, culminating with the award ceremony and gala on Saturday night.