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World Expo 2010 Shanghai China

The World Expo 2010 attracting worldwide attention will be held in Shanghai. This Expo will put people first, make scientific and technological innovation, pursue win-win cooperation and face the future. It will be a grand event of comprehension, communication, gathering and cooperation and will be a successful, wonderful and unforgettable World Expo.

Theme of World Expo: Better City, Better Life
City is a crystal of human civilization and a life entity. By virtue of its all-embracing and regenerating nature, it has played a significant role in the progress of the human society and the improvement of human life.

World Expo 2010 Shanghai shall respond the concept of a harmonious city to the appeal for "Better City, Better Life" and energetically create an example of a harmonious city. The concept of a harmonious city includes harmony between man and nature, harmony between history and future and harmony between people and people.

Sub-themes of World Expo:
Urban multicultural integration
Urban economic prosperity
Urban scientific and technological innovation
Urban community remodeling
Urban and rural interaction

Emblem:
The emblem of World Expo 2010 Shanghai, depicting the image of three people-you, me, him/her holding hands together, symbolizes the big family of mankind. Inspired by the shape of the Chinese character "?" (meaning the world), the design expresses the pursuit for happy and harmonious life and the concept of comprehension, communication, gathering and cooperation and highlights the positive people-oriented pursuit of World Expo 2010 Shanghai China.



Time:

May 1 - October 31, 2010 (184 days)

Objectives:
To attract 200 countries and international organizations to participate in the Expo

To attract 70 million visitor/times

The Site and Pavilion Planning

Site:
The site of the World Expo 2010 Shanghai is located at the riverside areas on both sides of the Huangpu River, mostly between Nanpu Bridge and Lupu Bridge. The planned land area for the Expo covers an area of 5.28 square kilometers, of which 3.93.square kilometers is on the east side of the river and 1.35.square kilometers on the west side. The fenced-in area (into which admission ticket is required) is about 3.28 square kilometers.

Core Concept:
The site planning tries to energetically create an example of a harmonious city. The concept of a harmonious city includes harmony between man and nature, harmony between history and future and harmony between people and people.

In 2007, the construction of main venues and pavilions of the World Expo will begin in an all-round way.

World Expo 2010 Shanghai Official Website:
www.expo20 lOchina.com

Address of Shanghai World Expo Coordination Bureau:
3588, Pudong Road (S)

Telephone: 2206 2010 extn. to all departments.,
Author/Editor By : HCT
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