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Sunday, 23 May 2004

The Alternative Olympics

Those of you not of a sporting bent, may be pleased to know that there is an alternative to the sporting fest being held in Athens.

Barcelona is holding a five month cultural/intellectual forum aimed at solving the world's problems.

Now that does sound worthwhile!

Subjects to be covered include; peace, diversity and sustainable development.

Visitors to Barcelona will not be bored, there will be an array of exhibitions and conferences, plus 450 concerts by a variety of artists including; Sting and Bob Dylan.

Barcelona has built a 125 acre site to host the forum, this will be one of the world's largest conference centres.

The Forum's website is

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