On December 6th the "2010 Shanghai World Expo and the World Expo Historical Review Show" was held at the Tianhe Sports Center and the Guangdong Promotion Week for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo was opened.
The Shanghai World Expo, from May 1 to October 31, 2010, will be the first comprehensive Expo to be held in a developing country, said Shanghai World Expo Coordination Bureau spokesman Xu Wei at a news conference for the promotion week held on December 5th.
Like other Chinese provinces, Guangdong will have 600 square meters of display area at the Expo, announced Xu. During the World Expo, Guangdong is to hold a 5-day event to introduce its economic and social development and to display the traditional and cultural charms of the economic powerhouse.
Nearly 20,000 performances will be held during the run of the Shanghai World Expo Cantonese opera, puppet shows, lion dances, ivory carving, paper cutting and other unique cultural and art activities are to be introduced to visitors from home and abroad.
Editor: canton fair