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Members of The David Livingstone Bicentenary & Livingstone 2013 Committee had the honour of being presented to HRH Princess Anne at a Reception to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee held at the Livingstone Museum, Zambia, on 28 September 2012.

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Below are items of news about The Livingstone Initiative, especially at the time of the David Livingstone Bicentenary & Livingstone 2013 initiative (2011–2014), which have appeared in the press or been released by The Livingstone Initiative.

 

HRH The Princess Royal meets the Bicentenary Committee

Livingstone, 28 September 2012

At a Reception to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee held at The Livingstone Museum in Zambia today, The British High Commissioner to Zambia, HE Mr James Thornton, presented members of the David Livingstone Bicentenary Committee to Her Royal Highness Princess Anne. 

HRH The Princess Royal meets committee

 

 

From right to left: The British High Commissioner to Zambia, HE Mr James Thornton; HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne; Belinda Hodge; Fred Mwendapole; Jocelyn Mutinta; Vivian Chikuti.

 


 

Zambia: Livingstone to host 200th David Livingstone celebrations in 2013

19 Jan 2012 : TravelComments.com Official Blog 

The Zambian town of Livingstone is going to host a festival to celebrate bicentenary of its founder David Livingstone between March and October 2013.

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Livingstone: Bicentenary Festival

20 Jan 2012:  inamibia.co.za

Next year it will be 200 years since the birth of David Livingstone, who was born in Blantyre, Scotland, on March 19, 1813.

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Livingstone to host festival to celebrate bicentenary of its founder 

19 Jan 2012 : South African Tourism Update Online

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Govt to launch L/stone tourism declaration

10 January 2012 by Davies M.M Chanda, Times of Zambia

Livingstone will also join the rest of the world in celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Scottish explorer David Livingstone in 2013.

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Victoria Falls 'are a spectacular sight'

6 January 2012 : Scott DunnTailormade Luxury Holidays News

One of the highlights of any luxury holiday in Zambia is the amazing sight of the imposing Victoria Falls. The spectacular landmark is widely known as the "greatest known curtain of falling water" and it is easy to see why.

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David Livingstone Memorial Set for March 2013

26 December 2011 : Times of Zambia

ZAMBIA and the rest of the world will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Scottish explorer, David Livingstone in March 2013.

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Livingstone Memorial

25 December 2011 : Daily Mail, Zambia

AS Zambia prepares for the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation General Assembly to be co-hosted by Livingstone and Victoria Falls Town in Zimbabwe, it is also the same year when the country’s tourism capital will be celebrating the David Livingstone Bicentenary (DLB).

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Zambia to host 200th David Livingstone Celebrations

22 December 2011 : The Post, Zambia

DAVID Livingstone Bicentenary (200th anniversary) UK liaison officer Belinda Hodge has announced plans to develop the event into a world-class festival and draw tourists from all over the world.

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Press Release

The Livingstone Arts, Cultural & Sporting Events Development Organisation has been formed as a non-profit-making Trust with the aim of being a private-public partnership, working with the community, businesses, the government and other organisations.

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2013 – David Livingstone's Bicentenary

Posted on 17 January 2012 on the Victoria Falls Zambia blog

Next year it will be 200 years since the birth of Dr David Livingstone in Blantyre in Scotland – on 19 March 1813. He went on to become famous for his expeditions in Africa as a medical missionary and to be the first European to set eyes on the magnificent Victoria Falls in the mid 1850’s which he named after Queen Victoria. The town of Livingstone, in turn, was named after him.

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