Saw this on Alan Watson's e-zine today:
Message from Jian Lin Executive President of FISM WCM2009 Beijing
Registration for the banquets and magic shows:
The FISM 2009 convention will specially provide an individual
registration package for the partners, friends and family members
who don't register as participants for the convention. Thus they
can have the chance to join the two banquets and four magic
There are two banquets in the Grand Banquet Hall of CNCC on July
26th and 30th, 2009. The seating for each registrant is
guaranteed. You will not only enjoy the delicious food but also
watch the wonderful variety shows of Chinese acrobatic, music and
dancing acts featured with a Chinese flavour.
There are four nights of magic shows from 21:30 to 24:00 on July
27th, 28th, 29th and 31st in the Resting Hall on the third floor
of CNCC. The worlds top close-up magic masters such as David
Williamson, Juan Tamariz and Lennart Green have been already
booked as our performing guests to entertain the participants.
The total fee for the 2 banquets and 4 nights of magic shows is
800 Yuan [that's $117 as of today's conversion rate].
You are now welcome to register!