Two hundred and forty seven exhibitors, representing over 1000 local and international companies, will participate in the 37th Cyprus International Fair, which opens its doors Friday and will remain open until the 27th of May as CNA reports. The state fair will be officially inaugurated by President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias, in the presence of state officials, diplomats, and representatives of the political, social and economic life. This year's innovation will be the Fishing & Boating Exhibition which will be part of the Fair from 23rd of May, until the end of the Fair. President of the Cyprus State Fairs Authority Loizos Constantinou said the Fair will project all sectors of trade, business and economic activities ranging from home appliances, machinery and tools to technology and services, as well as special thematic exhibitions such as Fishing & Boating Exhibition, the Domestic Tourism Exhibition CYTOUR, the exhibition of prefabricated houses and the Classic Car Show. Official international participations are: Greece, USA, Bulgaria, Hungary, Palestine, South Africa and Kuwait.