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China Sourcing Fairs - Mumbai

Mumbai, Nov 11, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Six China Sourcing Fairs are to be concurrently held in Mumbai on November 23-25, 2011 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon featuring a host of latest products from Greater China and other Asian countries, according to a press release.

The six trade Fairs comprise of various categories covering Electronics & Components, Security Products, Home Products, Gifts & Premiums, Hardware & Building Materials and Bathroom Products, making this the largest Greater China products trade exhibition of its kind in India. Through this platform, Indian buyers can source directly from competitive suppliers from Greater China. The trade fairs are managed by Pico Event Management under license from Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL).

Spokesperson of China Sourcing Fairs, Mr. Tommy Wong, said: “Bilateral trade between India & China is growing rapidly and Indian buyers are keen to source quality products from China. To meet this growing demand, the Fairs cover a wide selection of products, which include electronics & components, hardware and building materials, security products, home products, gifts and premiums as well as bathroom products.”

Last year, around 10,000 buyers comprised of importers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors and other volume buyers attended the event. It is expected that this year’s Fairs will attract similar kinds of visitors and a number of co-operations and large-scale business deals are expected to conclude during the three days event.

Trade volumes between India and China reached US$61.7 billion in 2010 and it is anticipated to reach US$100 billion by 2015. China is India's largest import trading partner, and imports have grown by more than 50 percent annually for the last three consecutive years.

Global Sources – a 40 years old company with a buyer community of over a million active members –is a leading business-to-business media company and a primary facilitator of cross-country trade with Greater China. The company provides sourcing information to volume buyers and integrated marketing services to suppliers.  For further information please log onto: .

British pianist Kathryn Stott performs at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

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Marouan BenabdallahWashington, D.C., Oct 20, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio)  Internationally recognized as one of Britain’s most versatile and imaginative musicians, Kathryn Stott’s wide-ranging interests have led to a unique career and a rare reputation. Collaborating with a wide variety of chamber musicians and playing with some of the world’s leading instrumentalists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Stott has also appeared as soloist on major international concert platforms in recitals and concerto performances, has directed distinctive concert series and festivals and has developed an extensive and exceptionally varied catalogue of recordings. Stott makes her Kennedy Center solo debut on December 3 with an eclectic program of French, Argentinean, Brazilian and British works.

            Born in Lancashire in northern England, Stott studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School with Vlado Perlemuter and Nadia Boulanger, and then at the Royal College of Music in London with Kendall Taylor. Text Box: Kathryn Stott
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Click here to listen to Kathryn Stott’s performance with Yo-Yo Ma of the Sonata in A Major by César FranckIn 1978 she attracted critical attention as an outstanding young prize-winner at the Leeds International Piano Competition.

Veteran South Indian Film Lyricist Kavignar Vaali to be Honored

Chennai, India, Oct 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PressReleasePoint) Jayadhaarini Trust (Regd), trust found in 2004 is honouring Kavignar Vaali for his immense contribution to the South Indian Film Industry. KavignarVaali who has scripted more than 14000 songs and has also produced master literary pieces as poet and scholar in addition to Film Lyricist.

Charity Hodges Wins First Annual Miss Pacific Beach Contest 2011

San Diego, CA, October 09, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) The First Annual Miss Pacific Beach Contest was held at PB Bar & Grill on September 14th, where Charity Hodges was crowned the very first Miss Pacific Beach. The event, which was the brainchild of Jim Lawlor, locally known as the "PB Millionaire," was a huge success with a capacity turnout of about 400 people. In fact, the enthusiastic fans standing in line outside stretched around the block - some waiting for more than an hour to get in.

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Huge Glass Comic Book at Mid-Ohio Comic Con

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Columbus, OH, October 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / 1888PressRelease) Attendees at next weekend's Wizard World Mid-Ohio Comic Con will have the unique opportunity to check out the "Huge Glass Comic Book," the world's first glass comic book, blown up and lit up on glass. Each of its twelve pages is four feet high and three feet wide, all laser etched on quarter inch glass. The Huge Glass Comic Book is registered for three world record claims with Guinness World Records, including first glass comic book, largest glass comic book and largest comic book. At over 500 pounds of comic pages, it may also be the world's heaviest comic book.

The event, set for the Greater Columbus Convention Center, October 22-23, features stars James Marsters, Billy Dee Williams, Adam West, Burt Ward, Claudia Christian and Walter Koenig among dozens of celebrities and industry professionals celebrating the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, graphic novels, comics, toys, video gaming, television, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more.

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