The coming World Expo will be held in Shanghai, China in 2010. The Expo site covers a total area of 5.28 square kilometers, including the enclosed area and outside areas for the support facilities. The Expo site spans both sides of the Huangpu River, with 3.93 sq km in Pudong and 1.35 sq km in Puxi. The enclosed area measures 3.28 sq km.
What is the Shanghai World Expo 2010?
The World Expo is a large-scale, global and non-commercial exposition that aims to promote the exchange of ideas and development of the world’s economy, culture, science and technology. Every five years they convene in a global, cosmopolitan city and build what are called ‘pavilions’ – showcases for products, technology and the countries themselves to show off to the hundreds of thousands of visitors who will come to visit the event. This allows nations to publicize and highlight their achievements as well as to improve international relationships.
Where was the last World Expo held?
In year 2000, the world expo was held in Hanover, Germany and in 2005, it was held in Aichi, Japan.
When is the Shanghai World Expo?
The Shanghai World Expo begins on May 1st, 2010 and will continue until the closing ceremony on October 31, 2010. About 70 million visitors are expected over the six-month period.
Which countries will be participating in the Shanghai World Expo?
So far, 192 countries and 50 International organizations have confirmed participation in Expo 2010.
What is a Pavilion?
A pavilion is another name for a large building that will showcase the products of a country or business. Similar in concept to a museum, the pavilions compete with each other for who has the most exciting look or feel.
Where to buy tickets for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo?
You can buy tickets online at the official Shanghai World Expo website, or in person through local banks in China or at the pavilion’s head office in Pudong, Shanghai. The Shanghai World Expo 2010 promises to be an exciting event!
How much is the Admission Ticket?
Check Shanghai World Expo 2010 Admission Ticket for a detail breakdown of the types and prices of the admission tickets.