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Sri Lanka Pavilion Day celebrated at Expo

07-19-2010 08:38 BJT Special Report:Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

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Sunday marks the national pavilion day of Sri Lanka at the Shanghai World Expo. With its theme of "Tradition to Modernity", the pavilion shows the world how the nation has achieved development at the same time as preserving its cultural heritage.

The pavilion, in Zone A of the Expo site, has displays showing five distinctive time-honored cities in an innovative and artistic way to review their history.

Maps, models, outdoor scenes, images and artistic creations show Sri Lanka's tangible heritage during its development and transformation.

World famous Ceylon Tea and spices are also available in shops while artists perform traditional dancing and music.

With its theme of "Tradition to Modernity", the pavilion shows the world how the nation has achieved development at the same time as preserving its cultural heritage.
With its theme of "Tradition to Modernity", the pavilion shows the world how the
nation has achieved development at the same time as preserving its cultural heritage.

Sri Lankan Prime Minister attended the pavilion day celebrations.


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