The best medicine for 2020: The Finger Awards by Comedy for Change

If laughter is the best medicine, the Finger Awards sponsored by the organization Comedy for Change will be particularly welcome this year.The awards will be presented in a virtual ceremony as part of the British Television conference. It will be broadcast live on December 4 on Content London at 4 p.m. GMT.“We had over 100 candidates this year and we are going to give a special award for COVID-19 projects. There are some surprisingly strong candidates from Vietnam, Bahrain, and Pakistan,” said Omri Marcus, the director of the competition and the founder of Comedy for Change, which spotlights comedy that is both funny and enlightening.British comedian and former TV executive Cally Beaton will host Friday’s online ceremony. Beaton has incredibly funny Twitter and Instagram feeds, which are worth checking out if you need something to laugh about.Ricky Gervais will receive an award for his contribution to comedy, an honor he will likely refer to as “getting the Finger.”Among this year’s finalists are “Medical Bill Art,” a clip from by MSCHF that shows medical bills made into paintings, which were sold for over $73,000 in order to pay, what else? – medical bills.“Naked Ballots” by RepresentUS in the US features naked celebrities – including Sarah Silverman, Josh Gad and Sacha Baron Cohen as Borat (who actually appears fully clothed) – urging voters to mail in their ballots right away.

Other finalists’ clips lampoon the coronavirus crisis, including a Vietnamese film that features the Corona Dance, which raises awareness of the need for hand washing, and “Stay at Home” from Bahrain, which features pajama-clad people who have won medals for performing mundane tasks at home.Marcus was a writer on the comedy series Eretz Nehederet when he was in his early 20s and has written for and created several comic and reality series. He is also the head of Screenz Originals, a global company that creates entertainment-driven, interactive customer experiences, and he volunteers as head of publicity for Eye from Zion, a humanitarian organization that performs free surgeries in Third World countries. The organization, established by his father in 2007, has saved the sight of hundreds of people (mainly children) around the world.His motto is, “Changing the world, one joke at a time.”

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Shanghai’s Zeng faces fitness race after finger injury

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Veteran goalkeeper Zeng Cheng faces a race against time to be ready for Shanghai Shenhua’s opening fixture in the rescheduled 2020 Asian Champions League group phase next month after breaking the little finger on his right hand.

The 33-year-old, who joined Shenhua on loan from Guangzhou Evergrande ahead of the current season, is expected to be sidelined for at least three weeks after damaging his finger, according to a Shenhua club official.

That means Zeng, who won the Asian title with Guangzhou in 2013 and 2015, is a doubt for his club’s opening fixture of the competition in Doha against Australian side Perth Glory on Nov. 18.

Zeng is one of the most successful players in the history of Chinese football, having won the Chinese Super League title with Guangzhou on six occasions between 2012 and 2019. He has also represented China 42 times.

The group phase of the Asian Champions League featuring clubs from the east of the continent was due to be held from February until May but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

It is now being played in the Qatari capital from Nov. 18 until Dec. 13 with the final, against already-qualified Persepolis of Iran, also in Doha on Dec. 19.

Reporting by Michael Church, Editing by Clare Fallon

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Baby Finger Food Market Forecast to 2027

The global baby finger food market was valued at US$ 18,589. 43 million in 2019 and is projected to reach US$ 32,825. 92 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7. 4% from 2020 to 2027.

New York, Oct. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Baby Finger Food Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Product Type and Distribution Channel, and Geography” –

Finger foods are small pieces of food that infants and babies can hold and eat easily.These food products are known for their nutritional value and convenience in consumption.

These include fruit flavored sweet finger food along with the savory forms such as puffs, breadsticks, biscuits, and wafers as well as fruit and vegetable-based finger foods.Latest technological innovations have allowed manufacturers to push the limits of baby food, into finger foods.

Change in working demographics and adoption of modern lifestyles along with rise in disposable income have resulted in an increase in demand for baby finger food.

Based on product type, the baby finger food market is segmented into prepared, dried, and others. The prepared segment led the baby finger food market with the highest market share in 2019.Prepared form of baby finger food are food products which are ready to serve and convenient food options. Such type of products requires no further cooking and can be directly be consumed by the babies is a fresh food. Rapid urbanization along with change in working demographics have encouraged the adoption of convenience-oriented lifestyles, leading to surging demand for prepared baby finger foods products. The ease and convenience provided by these baby products offer parents lesser time in manual preparation of baby foods and simultaneously take care of the babies, which are anticipated to drive the market in the forecast period.

Geographically, the baby finger food market is segmented into North America, Europe, AsiaPacific (APAC), South America, and Middle East & Africa (MEA).In 2019, North America held the largest share of the global baby finger food market, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific.

The largest market share of the region is primarily attributed to rise in production and consumption of baby finger food in developed and developing economies of North America.The region is witnessing increased demand from the US due to rising health consciousness, growing focus toward child nutrition, and strengthening brand marketing as well as increasing number of working women.

Increasing urbanization and changing lifestyles are propelling the demand for packaged baby foods in North America.Rise in modernization, coupled with increase in Internet users, is further driving the growth of online channels selling baby finger food.

Moreover, the trend of online shopping is on the rise owing to ease of accessibility. This trend is anticipated to positively impact the expansion of the baby finger food market in North America.

The COVID-19 pandemic first began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, and since then, it has spread at a fast pace worldwide.As of September2020,

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