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Pavilions of American countries I

2010-04-22 15:10:59 GMT2010-04-22 23:10:59 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Pavilions of American countries: USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Honduras

USA Pavilion

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Theme: Rise to the Challenge

Highlights: Gray Steel Structure

National Pavilion Day: July 2

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The USA Pavilion is a mammoth gray steel structure meant to resemble an eagle stretching its wings in welcome. The pavilion presents a dynamic and emotional story that conveys four core concepts: sustainability, teamwork, health and the spirit of striving for success. The USA Pavilion is a mammoth gray steel structure meant to resemble an eagle stretching its wings in welcome. The exhibition tells the story of the American spirit of perseverance, innovation, and community-building in a multi-dimensional, hi-tech presentation. It presents the US as a place of opportunity and diversity where people come together to change their communities for the better.

Canada Pavilion

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Theme: The Living City: Inclusive, Sustainable, Creative

Highlights: C-shaped Structure

National Pavilion Day: July 1

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The Canada Pavilion is shaped like a looped ribbon or the letter "C". Visitors will enter through an open-air public square, the pavilion's centre piece, and then circulate through the larger structure that houses the public displays.

Brazil Pavilion

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Theme: Pulsing Cities: Feel the Life of Brazilian Citie

Highlights: Green "Birds' Nest"

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The tropical-forest-like Brazil Pavilion shows off the cultural diversity and dynamism of Brazilian cities with the theme "Pulsing Cities: Feel the Life of Brazilian Cities."

Argentina Pavilion

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Theme: Bicentennial of Argentina's Independence, A tribute to the Achievements of Its People and Cities

National Pavilion Day: June 10

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The pavilion is divided into indoor and outdoor parts with the former exhibiting pictures, traditional craft of the past 200 years in a multimedia way and the latter as an open green space for leisure. Argentina has always pursued multiculturalism, sustainable development of cities, protection of historical heritages, technological innovation and environmental conservation. Living conditions of Argentina people are improved together with the development of its cities.

Honduras Pavilion

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Theme: We Export for Better Future

National Pavilion Day: October 27

Pavilion Features

Honduras is located in the north part of Central America. Copan, a small town in the country, is world-famous for the largest Maya Site, the religious and political center of Maya. The Pavilion in a simple and solemn style is full of Mayan elements: two stone columns at the entrance resemble the statues found in Copan, and a simulated red Mayan temple in the center bears patterns and reliefs of mysterious Mayan civilization.

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