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Kunming to host anime expo in May

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In addition to hosting its third documentary festival and the biggest travel expo in China, this year Kunming will also be host to the first Kunming Anime Expo. The Expo will be held at the Yunnan Provincial Science and Technology Hall (云南省科技馆) from May 1 to May 7, which will overlap with the national Labor Day holiday.

The Expo will feature different styles of original anime and manga from China and overseas, video games, an animation recruitment area, autograph sessions by famous anime and manga artists and a 'Cosplay competition and performance area'.

The Expo is organized by Kunming Jingpin Culture Dissemination Company Limited (昆明井品文化传播有限公司), Yunnan Provincial Science and Technology Hall and Workshop 1973 (1973 工作室). A spokesperson for the Expo's office said the event's organizers were expecting 30,000 to 50,000 visitors over the seven-day period.

The Expo will run from 9-10 daily and tickets will cost 30 yuan per day. The Yunnan Provincial Science and Technology Hall is located on Cuihu Xi Lu, across from the southwest corner of Cuihu Park (aka Green Lake Park). For more details contact the Expo's office at (0871) 4137567

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