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2010 Shanghai World Expo

Peru celebrates National Pavilion Day at Expo

Peruvian actors perform during a ceremony celebrating the National Pavilion Day for the Republic of Peru, in the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, east China, July 28, 2010. Full story



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The theme of Expo 2010 is "Better City, Better Life," representing the common wish of the whole humankind for a better living in future urban environments. [More]

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Students from quake-hit Yushu visit World Expo Park in Shanghai

2010-09-16 05:26:14 GMT Xinhua English Students from quake-hit Yushu County of northwest China's Qinghai Province visit the Qatar Pavilion at the World Expo Park in Shanghai, east China, Sept. 15, 2010. A total of 30 students of two hope schools in quake-hit Yushu County were invited by Unilever Co. to visit the 2010 World Expo on Wednesday.

Expo mooncakes for seniors

2010-09-15 06:01:09 GMT China Daily Residents of a retirement home receive "expo mooncakes" at a village in Haikou, South China's Hainan province on Sept 14, 2010. The expo mooncakes were specially made in Guangdong and are being sold at Shanghai World Expo.

Sculpture expo brings world artists to Changchun

2010-09-14 06:13:05 GMT China Daily A total of 29 artists from 26 countries are taking part in the automobile-themed expo in Changchun. The event also received 1,059 art pieces from 340 artists worldwide, of which 31 pieces will be permanently on display at the city's automobile park.

Mongolia marks National Pavilion Day at Shanghai Expo

2010-09-13 13:37:54 GMT Xinhua English Hua Junduo, China's representative-in-chief for the Shanghai World Expo addresses the ceremony to mark the National Pavilion Day for Mongolia at the 2010 World Expo Park in Shanghai, east China, Sept. 13, 2010.

Chengni Inkstones to be displayed at World Expo

2010-07-26 08:02:59 GMT Xinhua English The Chengni Inkstones, one of the intangible culture heritages in China, will be on display during the Millennium Development Goals activities of the World Expo 2010 in Shanghai.

National Pavilion Day of Kiribati celebrated at World Expo

2010-07-12 12:33:55 GMT Xinhua English Artists dance during an activity celebrationg the National Pavilion Day of Kiribati, at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, east China, July 12, 2010.

Spain Pavilion celebrates World Cup championship

2010-07-12 12:29:29 GMT Xinhua English Spain won the football world cup for the first time in their history after defeating Holland in the final.

Canada National Pavilion Day celebrated at World Expo

2010-07-02 03:09:05 GMT Xinhua English Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean (R) addresses a ceremony marking the Canada National Pavilion Day at the Shanghai World Expo in Shanghai, east China, July 1, 2010.

Expo help in sign language a swipe away

2010-06-09 06:43:06 GMT Global Times By Cecily Ni

Expo 2010 Shanghai: Is it worth it?

2010-06-07 02:44:56 GMT Global Times By Waldemar Pfoertsch

Overseas Chinese hail grand opening of Shanghai World Expo

2010-04-30 19:41:03 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Overseas Chinese hailed the opening ceremony of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo Friday, saying it was a "perfect example of integration of Chinese characteristics and world diversity."

World joins China in celebrating Shanghai World Expo opening

2010-04-30 16:25:29 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, April 30 (Xinhua) -- With fireworks lighting up the night's sky and electrifying the city, the six-month 2010 Shanghai World Expo opened Friday night to music and dances in a 90-minute inauguration ceremony.

Int'l governing body praises 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

2010-07-02 02:28:42 GMT Xinhua English PARIS, July 1 (Xinhua) -- The Paris-based Bureau International des Expositions (Bureau of International Exhibitions or BIE) Thursday praised the organizers of the popular 2010 World Expo in Shanghai.

Visitor number to Africa Joint Pavilion exceeds 5 million

2010-06-22 07:01:16 GMT Xinhua English Africa Joint Pavilion. Visitors to the Africa Joint Pavilion surpassed five million this morning since the Expo's opening on May 1. The first record was set on May 19, when the pavilion received its millionth visitor.

Expo an opportunity to strengthen EU-China relations: official

2010-06-17 22:24:42 GMT Xinhua English BRUSSELS, June 17 (Xinhua) -- The Shanghai World Expo is "a perfect opportunity to build on and further strengthen the good relations" between the European Union and China, an EU official said Thursday.

Postcard from the Expo: Diversity brings world together

2010-05-17 03:03:08 GMT Xinhua English Editor's note: The 2010 World Expo has turned Shanghai into an international carnival. Xinhua News Agency is inviting participants and visitors to share their "postcards" from China during the Expo. Contribution can be impressions of the Expo or of Shanghai or other parts of China, as well as stories, written reflections, travelogues, comments or any other observations relating to the 2010 Expo.