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Ukraine celebrates National Pavilion Day at Expo

08-25-2010 08:59 BJT Special Report:Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

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Ukraine, the second largest country in Europe after Russia, is celebrating its National Pavilion Day at the Shanghai World Expo.

Let's take a look at how Ukraine Pavilion expresses its theme, "cities from ancient to modern times."

Folk artists from Ukraine presented their home country's folk songs and age old musical instruments to ignite the celebration.

Inside the pavilion, there was more fantasy to be unveiled. A medley of artifacts are on hand to represent the country's traditional craftsmanship.

The inner decor of the pavilion reflects the ancient Tripolye culture.

Folk artists from Ukraine presented their home country's folk songs and age old musical instruments to ignite the celebration.
Folk artists from Ukraine presented their home country's folk songs and age old musical
instruments to ignite the celebration.

Craftsmen are on hand to tutor visitors on how to make

pictures with plasticine, or Easter eggs, which is an essential part of the country's folk art.

Local chefs are serving Ukrainian food. Visitors to the cafeteria here are most likely to try their signature dish, fried chicken roll.

Ukraine Pavilion has successfully encapsulated the country's history, culture, and folk art for visitors from all around the world to see.

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