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.
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.
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.
Livingstone to host festival to celebrate bicentenary of its founder
19 Jan 2012 : South African Tourism Update Online
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.