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Pavilions of American countries III

2010-04-22 15:10:48 GMT2010-04-22 23:10:48 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Pavilions of American countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala

Bolivia Pavilion

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Theme: Urban Communities to Live Well

National Pavilion Day: August 13

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

Movies, interactive media, physical exhibits, and photos are displayed to interpret Bolivians' profound understanding of the concept of Beauty of Life: Flamboyance and innocence are the two sides of nature and life, which highlight the world's diversity. Exhibition sections include History, Nature, Passageway Screen, Commerce and Culture.

Costa Rica Pavilion

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Theme: No Artificial Ingredients

National Pavilion Day: October 29

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

Costa Rica is a country in search of harmony with nature so it has identified as its objective that tourism, business, economic and social development in balance with nature. The pavilion's design is inspired by the stone sphere symbolizing the aborigines who first inhabited this land, also a cultural symbol characterizing Costa Rica. Four core themes are developed: Peace, Industry Investment, Education, and Environment.

Dominican Republic Pavilion

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Theme: Intelligent Tropical Lifestyle

National Pavilion Day: October 5

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

With a long coastline and beautiful island scenery, Dominican Republic is a famous Caribbean holiday resort. The pavilion shows the country's tourism and cultural activities, its economic development, innovation and use of technology. It trys to display the relation between urbanization and the improvement of living standard and to encourage a unique and intelligent tropical lifestyle.

Ecuador Pavilion

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Theme: Cities and Historical Centers in Ecuador: Their Architectural Heritage and Cultural Diversity

National Pavilion Day: August 14

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

Design of the hemispherical dome roof is inspired by the idea of "Round Heaven and Square Earth" in traditional Chinese culture. Sections of World Center, The Islands, The Coast, The Amazon, and The Andes highlight the geographical features of Ecuador and its unique charm of cultural diversity.

El Salvador Pavilion

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Theme: El Salvador, Country of Volcanoes

National Pavilion Day: July 20

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

In the pavilion's center stands a flame-blazing volcano, highlighting the primary feature of El Salvador as a country of volcanoes. Sections such as Volcano, Coffee & Crafts, and LED Screen display the country's volcano landscape, time-honored culture, use of rich geothermal and hydroelectric resources, as well as its efforts to create better life and cities.

Guatemala Pavilion

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Theme: The Mayan Legacy of an Eternal Spring

National Pavilion Day: September 15

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The pavilion shows the history and diversity of the Guatemalan culture and its modern urban management and pursuit of future lifest yle. The recently discovered pyramid "Mirador" is exhibited, too.

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