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45 minutes to enjoy "Oriental Crown" trip
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16:32, August 21, 2009

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The exhibition plan for the China Pavilion, the "Oriental Crown" for the Shanghai World Expo was issued on August 20. It is understood that the national treasure of the Riverside Scene at the Pure Moon Festival (Qing Ming Shang He Tu) will be exhibited in the Pavilion through original production and projection among other ways.

Pan Gongkai, the general designer and the president of China Central Academy of Fine Arts, said: "There are more than 200 national pavilions and sections, and each of them wants to show the best before the people. Among the pavilions, the China Pavilion as the biggest and most attractive must be the best too."

It is understood that the China Pavilion would like to use advanced techniques as much as possible to show before tourists the essence of 5,000 thousand years of Chinese civilization on their 45-minute-trip.


China Pavilion "Oriental Crown"

The central section of the China Pavilion is located on the 49th story. A huge circular-screen stands in the center of this story, and an eight minute long film will be played to describe the intelligence of Chinese cities' development. Out with the cinema, the whole 100-meter-long wall will be covered by the projection of the Riverside Scene at the Pure Moon Festival to reflect the prosperous capital of the Song dynasty, and the people in the projection maybe movable. Then, the exhibition turns from history to modern times under the theme of "Green City". Pan also revealed that "four great inventions" and other relics related to the development of city will also be exhibited in the China Pavilion.

The 41st story of the China Pavilion is the section for experience. Audiences will not only receive special aesthetic pleasure, but also feel the wisdom of ancient buildings.

While the 33rd story is the section of function named with "Bloomy Cities". All the exhibitions are trying to embody the wisdom of Chinese, and to find out the Chinese answer of cities' development.

It is understood that the China Pavilion will show the essence of Chinese 5,000-year-long civilization. However, the final visiting plan will be submitted at the end of this year.

By People's Daily Online



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