(AGI) Beijing, Sept 30 - The Italian Embassy in Beijingrecently hosted a showcase on Italy, its products, fine foodsand wines, tourist attractions and cultural offerings. Theevent was attended by some 70 Italian businesses and anestimated 5,000 visitors. Chinese audiences were treated to ataste of Italy's lifestyle and culture and were offered aglimpse of its natural beauty and heritage. Visitors were alsoprovided access to information on Italian universities andlanguage courses and on the Expo 2015 and China's role at nextyear's world fair in Milan. In conjunction with the showcase,the Italian Cultural Institute hosted a mixed opera and jazzconcert, featuring guitarist Marco Cappelli's Italian SurfAcademy. The day's events were sponsored by the ItalianEmbassy and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Beijing. (AGI. .