Avon Products, Inc. launches Avon Voices, its first-ever global online singing talent search for women and songwriting competition for men and women in celebration of its 125th Anniversary. Avon invites people from more than 60 countries, along with its 6.2 million independent sales Representatives, to ignite a global movement through music. A renowned judging panel of music industry leaders from around the world includes: Fergie, six-time Grammy award winner; Diane Warren, legendary songwriter; Natasha Bedingfield, Grammy nominated singer/songwriter; Delta Goodrem, Australian Artist of the Decade; Lea Salonga, Filipina singer and actress; Russian sensation Valeriya; Ivete Sangalo, Brazil’s biggest pop star; Sheila E., breakthrough, Grammy-nominated female percussionist; David Pack, Grammy award-winning singer/composer and music producer; and Maia, Colombian singing star. Highlights of the year-long program will include travel to exciting destinations for nearly 200 global contenders to receive professional coaching and Avon makeovers, and record performance videos. The goal of the Talent Search is to find two talented singers – one an Avon Representative – who may have the opportunity to record a professionally produced album.
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SkyScreamer, the newest sensation in swing rides, has taken flight at Six Flags St.Louis! Famed pilot Erik Lindbergh and Wings of Hope pilots took the inaugural first flight. Standing at 236-feet, SkyScreamer is the tallest ride in the park and the centerpiece of Six Flags St. Louis' 40th anniversary season.
Each of the double, open air swings provides a front row seat for the 32 guests that climb to the top of the SkyScreamer during each flight. Spinning round and round, with feet dangling, guests soar in a 98-ft. circle at speeds up to 43 mph. The massive "world" globe that sits atop the bright, multicolored SkyScreamer tower can be seen from miles away. SkyScreamer is the first swing ride manufactured by Funtime to be built in the United States. Funtime is based in Austria and has been a leader in unique thrill rides since 1972.
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Since opening its doors a year ago, the Craftsman Experience has hammered, sawed, drilled, mowed and cut its way into the hearts of DIYers around the world. This one-of-a-kind tool venue has become a must-see stop in its hometown of Chicago and a permanent social media page-mark for any DIYer tackling a home or yard improvement project. The one-year anniversary will be celebrated Thursday, September 1 when Ty Pennington hosts an event at the Craftsman Experience that will be streamed “live” on the Craftsman Facebook page.
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Sixty years to the day since The Queen’s accession, John Walker & Sons, Scotch Whisky Distillers By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen, celebrates the occasion with the bottling of Diamond Jubilee By John Walker & Sons; a specially crafted blend of rare malt and grain Scotch Whiskies distilled in and maturing since 1952, the year she acceded to the throne.
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On the one-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Tide Loads of Hope is releasing a short documentary film that shares stories of Hope, providing a glimpse into the lives of residents and relief workers in Haiti who have tirelessly worked to help rebuild the lives of those who lost so much.
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Phantom The Las Vegas Spectacular made history this weekend, when more than 1800 Phantoms gathered at The Phantom Theatre at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino to celebrate the legendary show's fourth anniversary on the Las Vegas Strip.
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The year 2010 was highlighted by a series of prestigious dinners organized around the world to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the acquisition of Château Haut-Brion by Mr. Clarence Dillon.
Mr. Dillon\'s great-grandson, Prince Robert de Luxembourg, who has been presiding over Domaine Clarence Dillon since 2008, has elected to create a grand finale to crown these events.To this end, Prince Robert has designed and commissioned a limited series of 20 wine consoles, a true work of art designed to house the most prestigious collection of Château Haut-Brion vintages (15 for the reds and 5 for the whites).
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HomeAway, Inc., the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, today announces anniversary celebrations for two of the company’s leading U.S. sites, HomeAway.com and VRBO.com. Acquired by HomeAway® in November 2006 with 65,000 listings, VRBO.com is celebrating its 15th year and its more than 160,000 listings. HomeAway.com, which launched in June 2006 with more than 60,000 listings, turns five this summer and now features more than 250,000 villas, apartments, houses and more available to rent. Both sites make it easier for families and groups to experience the additional room to relax and amenities afforded in rental home stays.
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To commemorate the rum-making standards achieved by Bacardi 150 years ago, family-owned Bacardi Limited announces a first—the rarest BACARDI rum ever released, as a celebration of the expertise and craftsmanship in every bottle of BACARDI rum.
An unprecedented number of Maestros de Ron BACARDÍ (Master Blenders) have combined their extraordinary talents to create a very special and rare limited edition BACARDI rum—Ron BACARDÍ®, de Maestros de Ron, Vintage, MMXII.
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In partnership with the National Parks Conservation Association, Arrowhead® Brand Mountain Spring Water held the first jointly supported, volunteer-based restoration project at the iconic Joshua Tree National Park to help revitalize and restore the park, leading up to its 75th Anniversary. Breaking ground on Saturday, October 23, Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water representatives teamed-up with park officials and community volunteers to restore two highly travelled areas of the park – the Hidden Valley Trailhead and trails leading out to the popular rock climbing area, Houser Buttress. Once a refuge for cattle rustlers and mountain lions, Hidden Valley is one of the park’s most popular rock climbing, picnicking and hiking destinations that was in critical need of conservation and restoration work.
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The Odyssey of Pioneers, the first world tour of an electric roadster, ended in Paris, at the LVMH Headquarters, with a cortege of artists and celebrities who came together for the occasion. Amongst them, Leonardo DiCaprio, who launched the tour six months ago in Basel, HRH Prince Albert II of Monaco and Bernard Arnault, President of the LVMH Group, all committed to the same sustainable development goal. The festivities organized for TAG Heuer’s 150th anniversary were brought to an impressive close.
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In summer 2012, as the world’s elite athletes gather in London, the best of the world’s cultural talent will gather in Edinburgh as they do every year in what is the world’s leading Festival City.
2012 will see Edinburgh’s Festivals attract four million people to view 40,000 performances across more than 300 venues involving over 25,000 artists.
It’s the 65th anniversary of Edinburgh’s emergence as the pre-eminent festival destination; the Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Film Festival began in 1947.
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