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Dawson Creek

the Mile Zero Rotary Park and the Walter Wright Pioneer Village. Annual events in the city include the Dawson Creek Symphonette and Choir performance, the Dawson Creek Art Gallery auction, the Dawson Creek Spring Rodeo, and the Peace Country Blue Grass Festival. Major Events in Dawson Creek. Tourism Dawson Creek. Retrieved 17 November 2005. The largest event, held annually since 1953, is the Dawson Creek Fall Fair &


Yinchuan

is the Chengtiansi Pagoda in the west. Since 2000, Yinchuan has hosted the annual Yinchuan International Car and Motorcycle Tourism Festival, which usually occurs in August. It is the largest event of its kind in China; approximately 3000 motorcycles attend annually. It is also possible to see parts of the Great Wall which are located near the city. Colleges and universities * Ningxia Polytechnical University * Ningxia University * Second Northwest Nationalities


Chinatown, San Francisco

Francisco has numerous neighborhoods filled with businesses and civic institutions catering to new arrivals. In particular, the arrival of many ethnic Chinese, which accelerated beginning in the 1970s, has complemented the long-established community historically based in Chinatown (Chinatown, San Francisco) throughout the city and has transformed the annual Chinese New Year Parade (San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade) into the largest event of its kind outside China.


Incheon

sports and 14 non-Olympic sports), making it the largest event in the history of the Games (Asian Games). It was also the last edition of the Games to have featured such a large amount of events, as the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have enforced new hosting rules for future Games, beginning with the 2014 Games (2014 Asian Games), scheduled to take place in Incheon, South Korea with 36 sports and disciplines set to feature. The ceremony also included an eight-minute segment from Incheon with singer and actor Rain (Rain (entertainer)) performing the segment. commons:인천광역시


Hamilton, New Zealand

at Mystery Creek, the southern hemisphere's biggest agricultural trade exhibition. Mystery Creek is the country's largest event centre and hosts other events of national importance, such as Parachute Christian Music Festival (Parachute music festival), the National Car Show and the National Boat Show. Manufacturing and retail are also important to the local economy, as is the provision of health services through the Waikato Hospital. The city is home to New Zealand's largest aircraft manufacturer, Pacific Aerospace, which manufactured its 1,000th aircraft in August 2009, and Micro Aviation NZ which manufactures and exports high-quality microlight aircraft. It also has its largest concentration of trailer-boat manufacturers such as Buccaneer. Hamilton is also the home of Gallagher Group Ltd, a manufacturer and exporter of electric fencing and security systems. Employing 600 people Gallagher has been doing business in Hamilton since 1938. Recent years have seen the firm establishment of the New Zealand base of the British flight training organisation CTC Aviation. CTC Aviation trains over 350 airline pilots a year at its crew training centre at Hamilton Airport. Tainui Group Holdings Ltd, the commercial arm of the Waikato (Waikato (iwi)) tribe, is one of Hamilton's largest property developers. The Waikato tribe is one of the city's largest landowners. Tainui owns land at The Base (The Base (mall)), Centre Place, The Warehouse Central, University of Waikato, Wintec, the Courthouse, Fairfield College, and the Ruakura AgResearch centre. Top Investments – http: www.tgh.co.nz default.asp?sid 4&cid 26&aid The Waikato tribe is a major shareholder of the Novotel Tainui and the Hotel Ibis. It has developed the large retail centre The Base in the old Te Rapa airforce base site which was returned to Tainui, following confiscation (New Zealand land confiscations) in the 1860s, as part of a 1995 Treaty of Waitangi settlement. In mid-2010, The Base was further expanded with Te Awa Mall complex stage 1. On 11 July 2006, Te Atairangi Kaahu suffered a possible heart attack and was admitted to intensive care in Waikato Hospital, Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand). She was discharged from hospital later in the month, in time to celebrate her 75th birthday. She died at her home in Ngaruawahia (w:Ngaruawahia). Earlier last week New Zealand Post announced that it would temporarily stop delivering mail to three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand) due to gang violence. The three streets includes 120 houses on Tennyson Road, Dryden Road, and Emerson Place, all the streets are located in Fairfield (w:Fairfield, Hamilton). Fiona Mayo, spokeswoman for New Zealand Post, said that if they had allowed posties to continue with services then they wouldn't be acting responsibly as an employer. The two-day postal delivery suspension placed on three streets in Hamilton (w:Hamilton, New Zealand), New Zealand (w:New Zealand) has been lifted by New Zealand Post (w:New Zealand Post) and the posties are back to work delivering mail.


Salem, Oregon

) is a Native American (Native Americans in the United States) boarding school in Salem, Oregon, United States. It was opened on February 25, 1880 Reyes 2002, p. 118. as an elementary school, but as of 2005, served ninth through twelfth grades. It is sometimes referred to as '''Chemawa High School'''. The Chemawa Indian School is the oldest continuously operating Native American boarding school in the United States and numbers its graduates in the thousands. Former names for the school include '''United States Indian Training and Normal School''', ''' Salem Indian Industrial and Training School''' and '''Harrison Institute'''. Oregon Encyclopedia: Indian Boarding Schools At this point, officials


Cluj-Napoca

in 2007, takes place at the Hungarian Theatre. The Peninsula Félsziget Festival, the country's largest event of its type and formerly held at Târgu Mureș, moved to Cluj-Napoca starting in 2013.


Kosovo

NATO bombing of Yugoslavia The largest event of Clark's tenure as SACEUR was NATO's confrontation with the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the Kosovo War. The United Nations Security Council introduced Resolution 1199 (United Nations Security Council Resolution 1199) calling for an end to hostilities in Kosovo, and Richard Holbrooke again tried to negotiate a peace. This process came to an unsuccessful end, however, following the Račak incident. Then U.S. Secretary


Portsmouth

face-lift. Among the attractions are the D-Day museum (which holds the Overlord embroidery) and, in the dockyard (Portsmouth Historic Dockyard), HMS ''Victory'' (HMS Victory), the remains of Henry VIII's flagship, the ''Mary Rose'' (raised from the seabed in 1982), (Britain's first iron-hulled warship) and the Royal Naval Museum. The last weekend of November each year the Historic Dockyard host the Victorian Festival of Christmas, which is the largest

event of its kind in the UK. Many of the city's former defences now host museums or events. Several of the Victorian era forts on Portsdown Hill are now tourist attractions. Fort Nelson (Fort Nelson, Hampshire) is now home to the Royal Armouries museum. The Tudor era Southsea Castle has a small museum, and much of the seafront defences up to the Round Tower (Round Tower (Portsmouth)) are open to the public. The southern part of the once large Royal Marines Eastney Barracks is now


Dominican Republic

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