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Fashion Dress Hall at NIFF, the first time ever

The organizing committee of Ningbo international fashion festival (NIFF) announced in Shanghai that the 15th Ningbo Fashion Festival, sponsored by China National Textile And Apparel Council, Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the municipal government of Ningbo from October 19 to October 23.
With the theme of “ Creative Ningbo and Oriental Fashion ”, the festival will consist of a number of activities, such as the opening ceremony (including a party), fashion fair, trade talks, opening of the Hefeng CI Plaza, youth fashion culture festival, closing ceremony, etc. The opening ceremony, including a gala, will be named by the Youngor Group a grand theme performance of culture and art will be sponsored and named by/after the Youngor Group and the closing ceremony by the Peace Bird Group. By then, movie stars, celebrities, and famous models will appear at the evening party.
The fashion fair, as the core of this fashion festival, is to be put on in six halls of  the Ningbo international conference and exhibition center, with a total of 2000 exhibition booths falling into eight sections, such as the men’s wear, fashion dress, children’s wear, brand garments section,OEM section,fabrics and machinery section, international section, garments producers and brands direct sales section, etc. Among them, the fashion dress hall is the first of the kind ever in the history of the festival.
This year’s fashion festival appears to be more international, for many world top designers will come to show their works, who are from UK, Italy, South Korea and Greece. They are to present eye feasts to the audiences in Ningbo. Adam,an international celebrated cosmetician  will come to Ningbo to provide guidance for the makeup of models. The UK Fashion and Textile Association,Italian Florence Men’s Fashion Society and South Korean Fashion Association will present several fashion shows.  A top designer from Greece will appear in Ningbo together with 5~6 famous designers. The NIFF organizing committee will put on a movie and fashion seminar with assistance from the Queen’s College of Oxford University, London College of Fashion,New York College of Fashion and the Vogue Magazine.
In addition, the organizing committee will hold the Pioneer Cup 2011 Chinese youth fashion culture festival, which include activities of fashion design competition, seminar on youth fashion, a wedding dress show and the 11th Children’s Fashion Culture Festival, and so on.

High-Technology Achievement Trade Fair to be Held this Weekend

It is learned that the 2011 high-tech- achievement trade fair sponsored by Ningbo Science and Technology Bureau will be held at Hall No.4 of Ningbo international conference and exhibition center from September 17-19th. There will be more than 160 experts of China and foreign countries and 2000 visitors attending from Ningbo and other cities. The fair highlights oceanic advanced technology and industrial upgrading.
Five zones will be established at the fair, focusing on five themes respectively, which are: marine economy, international and domestic technological achievements, public technology service platform and corporate high tech achievements. 582 sci-tech achievements will be exhibited on site and more than 3000 ones will be shown on the Internet. 94 exhibitors will present nearly 1000 smart technologies and application products.
It is learned that many practical and fancy products will be exhibited in the fair. For example, the intelligent nursing system with an electric diaper, which is safe, hygienic and easy for the nurses to take care of the heavily ill patients and the disabled, and some novel materials such as fluorescent powder for LED.

Saloon for returned overseas entrepreneurs opened

On September 7, Ningbo Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese organized a saloon for returned overseas entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurs present at the saloon had an insightful discussion with people from financial and legal professions on some major problems, such as how to deal with the present financial situation, how to carry out financial innovations and how to accelerate enterprise transformation and upgrading. Chang Minyi, vice chairman of Ningbo People's Political Consultative Conference, attended the saloon.


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