Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 

America's Cup Refinement of City Shortlist


America's Cup XXXII

XXXII America's Cup - Announcement Of Further Refinement Of The Candidate City Short List

GENEVA - 4th September 2003 - In the process to determine the identity of the host venue for the XXXII America's Cup, five European cities were retained for further consideration in June of this year.

The five, in alphabetical order: Lisbon (POR), Marseille (FRA), Naples (ITA), Palma de Mallorca (ESP) and Valencia (ESP), were each provided with a document entitled Manual for Candidate Cities, which contained 80 questions whose answers would become an important tool in evaluating each of the five cities real suitability.

The detailed answers, returned to AC Management at the end of July, became the basis of each city's principal candidature dossier. Three weeks later all five cities travelled individually to Geneva to make final oral presentations to AC Management.

And now, before entering into detailed contractual negotiations with the candidate cities, AC Management has decided it must reduce the current city list. AC Management will publish this new short list on its website (www.americascup.com) and by Press Release, on Friday 5th September 2003 before noon CET.

# # #

Following Team Alinghi's America's Cup victory in Auckland in March 2003, the Société Nautique de Genève (SNG), the new trustee of the Cup, has appointed AC Management Ltd (ACM) to organise the 32nd America's Cup, including selection of the host city.

ENDS

For more information please contact: Megan Grindlay Communications Officer Southland District Health Board Tel: 03 214 7224 Email: megan.grindlay@sdhb.govt.nz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 
Handcrafted Form: Rare Treasures From Japan

This unique exhibition at Expressions Whirinaki represents 90 everyday objects made by contemporary Japanese artisans who employ various traditional craft techniques made in regional workshops. The works used in daily life are crafted from raw materials with techniques appropriate to bringing out the best of its medium, balancing ease of use with aesthetic appeal. More>>

Howard Davis Article: A Musical Axis - Brahms, Wagner, Sibelius

Brahms' warm and exquisitely subtle Symphony No. 3 in F major, Wagner's irrepressibly sentimental symphonic poem Siegfried Idyll, and Sibelius' chilling and immensely challenging Violin Concerto in D minor exemplify distinct stages of development in a tangled and convoluted series of skirmishes that came to define subsequent disputes about the nature of post-Romantic orchestral writing well into the following century. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: A Pale Ghost Writer

Reviewed by Ruth Brassington, Richard Flanagan's new novel is about a novelist hastily ghost-writing the biography of a crook about to go to trial. The reader is kept on a cliff-edge, as the narrator tries to get blood out of his stone man. More>>

New Zealand Wars Commemoration: Witi Ihimaera's Sleeps Standing Moetū

The second of several articles to mark Rā Maumahara, remembering the New Zealand Land Wars. The first was a Q&A with Vincent O’Malley, author of The Great War for New Zealand: Waikato 1800–2000. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland