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Pavilions of American countries II

2010-04-22 15:10:54 GMT2010-04-22 23:10:54 (Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Pavilions of American countries: Uruguay, Venezuela, Peru, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua

Uruguay Pavilion

Pavilion Preview

Theme: Quality of Life, A Commitment to Your City

National Pavilion Day: August 25

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The pavilion can be imagined as a square in the city center surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Typical crafts, photos and movies are presented to display Uruguay's efforts to build modern, efficient, clean, green and friendly cities, to achieve sustainable economic and human development, and to show the quality life of its people.

Venezuela Pavilion

Pavilion Preview

Theme: A Better Life, A Better City

Highlights: Mobius Strip

National Pavilion Day: July 5

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo site

Pavilion Features

The Venezuela Pavilion is in the geometric shape of a "Mobius strip," or an inverted cylinder. It is structured in the form of an "8" - a symbolic number both in China and Venezuela, with the eight stars of Bolvar recently incorporated into the Venezuelan flag.

Peru Pavilion

Pavilion Preview

Theme: Food Breeds the City

National Pavilion Day: July 28

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The pavilion adopts two of the most important architecture materials among Peruvian history: bamboo and soil. Exterior of the pavilion is decorated with bamboo rods, which allow the sunshine to pass through the gaps. The interior displays the diversified cooking traditions of Peru and how they have made great contributions to world cuisine. The transformation of cities through time is also showcased.

Mexico Pavilion

Pavilion Preview

Theme: "Living Better" - History and Future

Highlights: Kite Forest

National Pavilion Day: September 16

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The Mexico Pavilion features a Kite Forest combining colorful kites and green grass, representing the ideas of future urban life as advocated by Mexico. The site will mostly be an open area with an exterior grass slope that creates a large green public space, which embodies ecology, environment protection and peace.

Panama Pavilion

Pavilion Preview

Theme: Panama City of the World, A Modern City with

National Pavilion Day: August 16

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

Mainly colored blue and green, the pavilion features a simulated Panama Canal in a modern city amid blue sky and green grass. Along the canal, visitors get a general view of the ecological, geographical and cultural landscape of Panama and its efforts to build a better city.

Nicaragua Pavilion

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Theme: Nicaragua, Unique…Original

National Pavilion Day: September 14

Location: Within Zone C of the Expo Site

Pavilion Features

The pavilion exhibits the unique natural landscapes of Nicaragua: lakes and volcanoes. The Central Stage, surrounded by water, is green on the sur face, resembling a small island. The exhibition displays from a unique perspective how much Nicaraguans love life after long-standing turbulence and how much they hope to create a better life and cities for themselves and their generations.

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