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    LONDON, April 13 (Xinhua) — British classical music concert season will offer a concert in memory of rock star David Bowie this year among a wide range of performance, the organizors announced on Wednesday.


    Bowie died in January at the age of 69, and his passing was widely mourned across the globe, sparking spontaneous celebrations of his life and work in cities from New York to Berlin. The proms will now host a tribute concert in his birth city.


    The proms season is in its 122nd year, and its 90 concerts this year will span eight weeks from mid-July to mid-September.


    There will also be a concert celebrating the works of Pierre Boulez, French conductor and composer who died earlier this year.


    The proms has a tradition of attracting top orchestras and performers from around the world, and this year is not an exception. It will hold concerts from the Berlin Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhaus orchestra, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and the Dresden Staatskapelle.


    In the year when the Olympics are staged in Brazil, the music and musicians of Latin America are highlighted, with performances from the Sao Paulo and Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestras, pianists Martha Argerich and Gabriela Montero, conductor Gustavo Dudamel and Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez.


    Almost all the concerts will be held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, the traditional venue used for proms concerts since the Second World War, but this year several other venues across the city will be used as well.


    The proms makes a return to the Roundhouse in Camden in north London, a former gin warehouse and railway locomotive storage shed from the earliest days of the railway.


    The 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death will also be marked with Shakespeare-inspired works by Henry Purcell at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe in Southwark in south London.


    MANILA Under Armour Mens Shoes Clearance , Dec. 4 (Xinhua) — The Philippine Insurance Commission said Wednesday that the non-life insurance industry may post a net loss in the fourth quarter due to the increase in claims from clients who were affected by typhoon Haiyan, locally named ” Yolanda.”


    “We are seeing very huge numbers and we have not yet received the claims coming from the field,” said Insurance Commissioner Emmanuel Dooc in a news briefing on Wednesday.


    Dooc also said many potential claimants in areas affected by typhoon Haiyan have not yet attended to their claims.


    He assured that most insurance companies will be able to settle the claims.


    Based on the commission’s preliminary estimate, the value of insurance policies in typhoon-affected areas is at 70 billion pesos (1.59 billion U.S. dollars).


    Typhoon Haiyan struck central Philippines on Nov. 8 and damaged 34.36 billion pesos (785.26 million U.S. dollars) worth of infrastructure and crops.





    RIO DE JANEIRO Under Armour Womens Shoes Clearance , April 9 (Xinhua) — Police from each of the World Cup’s 32 participating nations have been invited to protect fans during football’s showpiece tournament in Brazil.


    Seven officers from each country will reinforce Brazil’s own police forces during the June 12-July 13 tournament, Brazil’s ministry of justice


    announced Wednesday.


    International police will act as an intermediary between fans and the Brazilian authorities, the ministry said.


    They will be deployed in the country’s 12 World Cup host cities in addition to locations where national teams are based.


    Visiting officers will wear their normal uniforms but will not have police powers and will be unarmed.

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