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Bollywood Superstar to Take Sydney by Storm

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SYDNEY /PRNewswire/ — Destination New South Wales (NSW), the NSW Government’s leading tourism and major events agency, announced today they have secured Bollywood legend Shahrukh Khan to visit Sydney in October as part of the fourth annual Parramasala Festival in Parramatta.
Parramasala 2012.Australian Festival of South Asian Arts, Parramatta, Sydney. C Cynthia Sciberras
Parramasala 2012.Australian Festival of South Asian Arts, Parramatta, Sydney. C Cynthia Sciberras

Parramasala, 2012. Australian Festival of South Asian Arts, Sydney. C Cynthia Sciberras
Parramasala, 2012. Australian Festival of South Asian Arts, Sydney. C Cynthia Sciberras

Indian family, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Sydney. Credit James Horan, Destination NSW
Indian family, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, Sydney. Credit James Horan, Destination NSW

Indian couple, Sydney Harbour Bridge. Credit James Horan, Destination NSW
Indian couple, Sydney Harbour Bridge. Credit James Horan, Destination NSW
Shahrukh Khan, known as SRK and dubbed the ‘King of Bollywood’, will headline a two hour Indian variety show of music, dance and comedy – Temptation Reloaded as part of the Festival. The visit was secured by the NSW Government as a Sydney-exclusive event.
Destination NSW Chief Executive Office Sandra Chipchase said, “Parramasala is a key arts and cultural event on the NSW Annual Events Calendar and brings some of the world’s best artists to Western Sydney. We are thrilled to welcome Shahrukh Khan to Sydney and Parramatta for the event and invite him to experience the very best of what Sydney and NSW have offer while he’s here.”
SRK has featured in 75 films and has more than four million Twitter followers and is one of the most popular and influential Bollywood actors. His show will attract an audience not only of Indian origin, but will also appeal to his fans overseas including Fiji, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.
“We are expecting SRK and the Temptation Reloaded show to attract significant international visitors to Sydney and more than 5,000 people from around Australia.”
“Temptation Reloaded offers a unique cultural experience and it is a great event for Western Sydney with many hotels and restaurants expected to reap the tourism rewards,” Ms Chipchase added.
SRK will be invited to experience some of Sydney and NSW’s most iconic experiences city including climbing the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge; meeting a kangaroo and koala bear at Taronga Zoo; dining on a Snow Egg at Quay restaurant as featured in MasterChef Australia; visiting the luxury Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in the Blue Mountains region, one-hour from Sydney; and the Bradman Cricket Museum in the Southern Highlands, one-hour South of Sydney.
Earlier this year, SRK topped the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list after earning US$37.7 million in 2012. He has also been awarded one of India’s highest civilian awards, the Padma Shri, for his contribution to Indian cinema.
The Parramasala Festival 2013 will be held from Friday 4 – Monday 7 October, and the show will be held at Allphones Arena Homebush on Monday 7 October.
For information on Temptation Reloaded, including registration of interest for ticket announcements please visit: http://temptationreloaded.stealthtraffic.com/
For a full list of events in Sydney and NSW go to http://www.sydney.com
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Source: Destination NSW

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August 5, 2013 at 11:25 am

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Peak Draws Attention from Global Young People with Sponsorship at Kazan Summer Universiade

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Peak-sponsored USA Team takes home 11 gold medals

HONG KONG, Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Peak Sport Products Co., Limited (“Peak,” together with its subsidiaries, collectively the “Group,” Stock Code: 1968.HK) strengthened its presence in world class competitions again at the 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia when the Peak-sponsored USA team (the “U.S. Team”) took home 40 medals, including 11 gold, 14 silver and 15 bronze medals in track and field, basketball and swimming.

All the members of the Peak-sponsored US Team at the Kazan Summer Universiade were college students and this represented the first time that the U.S. Team used non-domestically produced sports products.

All the officials and athletes of the U.S. Team approved of the sports products supplied by Peak, with one athlete commenting, “Peak’s products performed very well; their products are very professional and very comfortable, and the design is great and suitable for young people.”

Peak, a long-term official partner for a number of top-level global sport leagues including the NBA, FIBA and WTA has endorsement agreements with approximately 20 NBA players including superstar Tony Parker as well as several WTA players, and is recognized as one of the world’s most well-known sports brands.

Xu Zhihua, the CEO of Peak, commented, “I am so happy to see all of the players of the U.S. Team compete so hard at the Kazan Summer Universiade, and we are especially proud that athletes wearing Peak’s apparel products ascended the podium over 40 times during the course of the competition. With such tremendous effort and success like this, we have no doubt that young people around the world are starting to recognize Peak as an international sportswear brand.”

About PEAK:

Peak is a leading branded sportswear company in China and obtained its listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 29 September 2009. The Group is primarily engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing sports products under the ‘PEAK” brand. The Group’s products are exported to over 70 countries. The Group has been maintaining long-term cooperative relationships with the NBA, FIBA and WTA.

For more information, please visit http://www.peaksport.net:84/index.aspx.

Source: Peak Sports Products Co., Limited

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August 5, 2013 at 9:46 am

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