World journalists to visit Ely August 7-10

by Anne Swenson

The World Press Institute will again be allowing its fellows to visit Ely. The dates for the local visit from world class journalists are August 7-10. <BR><BR>The Ely Echo sponsored forum will be on Sunday, August 8 at the Grand Ely Lodge. The format will be similar to years past with journalists having a short time prior to the program to meet those in attendance as well as having the opportunity at lunch to sit with attendees. The ournalists arrive in the States on August 2 and depart Nov. 19 for their homelands.<BR><BR>Nations to be represented this year are as follows, with the country listed first, then the journalist’s name, job, media and city: <BR><BR>Bhutan - Mr. Ugyen Penjor, senior reporter, Kuensel, Thimphu;<BR><BR>Bulgaria - Ms. Petya Dikova, reporter, 24 Chassa, Sofia;<BR><BR>China - Ms. Wenjun Gu, news director, Dragon TV, Shanghi;<BR><BR>Ecuador - Ms. Elisa Sicouret, reporter, Hogar, Guayaquil;<BR><BR>India - Mr. Ramesh Vinayak, special correspondent and group bureau chief, India Today, Chandigarh;<BR><BR>Nepal - Mr. Raj Kumar K.C., reporter, The Rising Nepal, Katmandu;<BR><BR>Nigeria - Mr. Louis Iba, business correspondent, The Punch, Lagos;<BR><BR>Panama - Ms. Tilcia Delgado, reporter, La Prensa, Panama City;<BR><BR>Sweden - Ms. Liselott Persson, reporter, Sveriges Television, Stockholm;<BR><BR>Zambia - Olga Manda Mwaba, freelance correspondent, DPA, RFI, Africawoman, Lusaka.<BR><BR>More information about the Ely portion of the program will appear in the Echo. To indicate an interest in hosting a guest, call 365-3141, ext. 20.<BR><BR>