After six month’s development, a brand new release of Ubuntu has arrived – Natty Narwhal. We are having more and more people interested in our community happily, thus I am now announcing 18 release parities in 17 cities in China, which will have approximately 2000 participates. It will be a wonderful chance for people to share knowledge and joys, and generally enjoy the time getting together to celebrate a new release of the most widely used FLOSS distribution in China.

Here is the list cities and hosts (sort by alphabet order):
City / Host
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Beijing / Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Dalian / Dalian Maritime University
Deqing / Deqing High School
Guangzhou / Sun Yat-Sen University
Hangzhou / Alibaba, Inc.
Ji’nan / Shandong Polytechnic University
Jinzhou / Liaoning Railway Vocational College of Technology
Nanjing / Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Nanjing / Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Shanghai / Shanghai University
Shenzhen / Unconfirmed (*)
Tianjin / Tianjin Normal University
Wenzhou / Wenzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology
Wuhan / Wuhan Railway Vocational College of Technology
Xiangtan / Hunan University of Science & Technology
Yantai / Graduate School of China Agricultural University
Zhengzhou / Henan Experimental High School
Zhongshan / Zhongshan Institute of University of Electronic Science and Technology

* I haven’t confirmed where will host the release party in Shenzhen, however it has been handled by Shenzhen LUG already.