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Tuesday, May 4, 2010

China Shanghai Expo 2010 上海世界博览会

China Shanghai Expo 2010 中国2010年上海世界博览会 is being held on both banks of the Huangpu River in the city of Shanghai, China, from May 1 to October 31, 2010.
It is a first time for China to hold a World Expo. The theme of the exposition is "Better City – Better Life" and signifies Shanghai's new status in the 21st century as the "next great world city". The expo Logo features the Chinese character 世 ('world') modified to represent three people together with the 2010 date. It is the most expensive Expo in the history of the world's fairs. The Shanghai World Expo is also the largest World's Fair site ever at 5.28 square km.

More than 190 countries and more than 50 international organizations have registered to participate in the Shanghai World Expo, the largest ever. China expects to receive almost 100 foreign leaders and millions of people from across the world to come and visit the World Expo. More than 70–100 million visitors are expected to visit the expo, the largest in history.

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