P109 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:00:01        ———————————  ———————————————  BIGGEST PARTY ON EARTH?  You can always rely on Americans to try and be the biggest and the best at everything. Whether it's sport, business or obesity, they never fail. And when it comes to celebrating on the big night of December 31, 1999, why break the habit of a lifetime? Plans are being forged to lure 2.5m people to a patch of desert in southern California for what organisers say will be the biggest Millennium Eve party. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— By Jonathan Donald WIN A CAMCORDER p108 Index News 2000 HyperSoar Youth
P109 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:01:00        ———————————  ———————————————  BIGGEST PARTY ON EARTH?  Up to £250m is to be spent on turning six square miles of barren southern California desert into the venue for the world's biggest Millennium party. Party 2000, nearest town Yuma, Arizona, will begin on December 28 and take the 2.5m revellers expected on a five-day odyssey of music and barbecues. Some 42 bands will be invited and organisers plan to break records by having 2,000 barbecues bellowing smoke. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Win a camcorder 108 BOUNCING JETS OF FUTURE p107 Index News 2000 HyperSoar Youth
P109 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:03:11        ———————————  ———————————————  BIGGEST PARTY ON EARTH?  Top bands The Rolling Stones, The Spice Girls, U2, Backstreet Boys and Madonna are among those being invited to play at Millennium do, Party 2000. None are confirmed, but they will play on the world's largest stage and use the biggest sound system ever built. Attractions will also include ten of America's top fun fairs, brought together on one site. The five-day bash will culminate on December 31, 1999. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— It's Your Life! Index 410 LATEST MILLENNIUM NEWS p106 Index News 2000 HyperSoar Youth
P109 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:01:10        ———————————  ———————————————  BIGGEST PARTY ON EARTH?  Party 2000, aiming to be the biggest Millennium Eve do, will climax during the last half-hour of 1999. A 250-piece orchestra and a 200-strong choir will perform, rising to a crescendo as 11.55pm looms. Some celebrity will then deliver a message of peace and harmony, followed by a 2,000-gun salute, a £750,000 firework display and a £1.9m hour-long light and laser display. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Latest Millennium news 106 HI-TECH GAMES IN DIGITISER p670 Index News 2000 HyperSoar Youth
P109 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:00:00        ———————————  ———————————————  BIGGEST PARTY ON EARTH?  "We want people to look back and say: 'Boy, I'm glad I went,'" says Party 2000 producer Michael Johnson, who has a team of eight working on the project. "We have done a tremendous amount of research and marketing, and we are confident we can attract 2.5m people. "We have had an enormous response, from all over the world, with people wanting to put down deposits three years ago. They want the ultimate and this is it." ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Win a camcorder 108 WIN INSTANT CASH p622 Index News 2000 HyperSoar Youth
P109 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:04:13        ———————————  ———————————————  BIGGEST PARTY ON EARTH?  Ambitious Michael Johnson, producing ultimate Millennium Eve do Party 2000, first hatched the idea in 1992. The Lancaster, California resident has worked in show business as a casting boss for movies and pop videos. His claims to fame include working on horror films Nightmare on Elm Street 3, Halloween 3 and Puppet Master 2 and 3. Michael also worked on videos for U2, Mariah Carey, and The Beach Boys. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— Win a camcorder 108 BOUNCING JETS OF FUTURE p107 Index News 2000 HyperSoar Youth
P109 Teletext 109 Oct30 21:00:10        ———————————  ———————————————  BIGGEST PARTY ON EARTH?  Attending what is being promoted as the world's biggest Millennium party will cost more than a pretty penny. Tickets bought before December 31, 1998 will set back revellers about £280, but after June 1999, they will cost £530. Producer Michael Johnson says so far the five-day party is appealing to those aged between 27 and 45. For more details about Party 2000 call the organisers on 001 805 723 5501. ——————————————————————————————————7/7—— Latest Millennium news 106 WIN A CAMCORDER p108 Index News 2000 HyperSoar Youth