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World Expo Special 10/07/11 Shanghai 2010 World Expo - 11

07-13-2010 16:44 BJT

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Over the next half hour, we'll bring you the spectacular events and the highlights of the Pavilion Days of a host of countries in the past week.

 

 

 

 

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When Expo meets World Cup

Though the World Cup has just concluded in South Africa, people are still intoxicated by football fever. Now, let's travel around the Shanghai World Expo and check out some of its spots-related attractions. Full Story>>

 

 

Comoros Pavilion brings oldest fish on Earth

Located inside the Joint African Pavilion, you'll find the Comoros Pavilion, which boasts one of the few living fossils on the planet - the Coelacanth. Today, let's take a closer look at this rare species of fish that has a history of more than 360 million years. Full Story>>

 

Time for Tanzania to shine in Shanghai

Tanzania is probably one of the oldest known continuously inhabited areas on Earth. Fossil remains of humans and pre-human hominids have been found dating over two-million years. It's called "Eden of Africa" for its numerous wildlife reserves and national parks. Full Story>>

Ghana celebrates National Pavilion Day

As the Black Stars celebrate their history-making appearance in the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the Republic of Ghana is celebrating its National Pavilion Day on Thursday in Shanghai. Full Story>>

Find the gem of New Zealand

Legend has it that the god Tane separated his parents, the Sky and the Earth, to create the world on which we live. This Maori creation story is now brought to the Shanghai World Expo courtesy of the New Zealand pavilion. Full Story>>

Shangdong week kicks off at Expo

Also at the World Expo, a special promotional week for Shandong Province opened on Thursday. Hundreds of cultural performances are scheduled for the next several days arranged under the theme of "Qilu Culture and Glamorous Shandong." Full Story>>

Young performers bring music to Shanghai

Young musicians from all over the world are taking part in the ongoing Shanghai Expo from Sunday to July 18th as part of the "Young Expo" series of the events. Full Story>>

Tang San Cai: Be plump, be beautiful

The Shanghai Expo is not only being visited by humans from all around the world, but it is also joined by some special guests who have traveled through time. Three ladies from the Tang Dynasty are giving modern audiences a taste of what real beauty was like some 14 centuries ago. Full Story>>

Chile offers advice on quake buildings

When a massive earthquake rocked the coast of Chile earlier this year, a surprising number of buildings remained standing - about 90 percent in the hard-hit areas. Full Story>>

Denmark promotes green outing

With traffic jams and car pollution causing major problems in city development, Odense, an ancient town in Denmark, is offering an alternative way of going out. They want you to use a bicycle. Full Story>>

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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