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Hong Kong: The Infinite City

10-20-2010 09:05 BJT Special Report:Shanghai World Expo 2010 |

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And over at the Hong Kong Pavilion, the three-story metallic structure explores the theme "Hong Kong - the Infinite City".

This statement embodies Hong Kong SAR's unique connectivity with the mainland and the world in terms of both hardware and software, as well as the Hong Kong's links to nature, to the past and to the future.

"Mutual-Communication" is one of specialities on offer in Hong Kong Pavilion. Once visitors enter the pavilion, they can take photos for themselves using Hong Kong backgrounds or views provided by the pavilion. After that, visitors enter their email addresses so that on the same day, they can receive the photo in their inbox.

On the second floor, visitors can design postcards of famous sites in Hong Kong for friends and relatives to enjoy.

Another feature of Hong Kong Pavilion is light. Visitors enter on the second floor, and lots of mirrors appear as window and doors. Visitors can see their reflection through the mirrors throughout the pavilion. This innovative structure allows visitors to feel the freedom and openness of Hong Kong.

At the Hong Kong Pavilion, the three-story metallic structure explores the theme "Hong
Kong - the Infinite City".

A visitor said, "I feel extremely comfortable when I enter Hong Kong pavilion."

"I love the structure of Hong Kong pavilion, it gives me a similar feeling as the actual city," said a visitor.

Another unique feature is on the third floor of the pavilion where there is an indoor wetland park. This is a totally open space. It ensures the plants have the natural touch of the sun and rain. All the plants here come from Hong Kong.

Meanwhile, visitors can see many rare species' introduced through a video. Hong Kong not only has high buildings, but also consists of 70-percent green space. The park in the pavilion gives visitors the chance to get in touch with similar nature scenes to those in Hong Kong.

The Hong Kong Pavilion showcases Hong Kong's global connectivity, the "infinite" imagination and creativity of Hong Kong people, quality city life and rich natural heritage.


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