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Small island has its big day at Expo

Tuvalu celebrates its National Pavilion Day yesterday with a performance of dancing and singing.

Fakasoa Tealei, commissioner general of Tuvalu, addresses the ceremony.

Cai Jinbiao, vice president of the Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs, addresses the ceremony.

Tuvalu Pavilion is within the Pacific Pavilion in Zone B with other Pacific countries.

Themed "Pacific — An Inspiration to Cities" the pavilion showcases the beauty, culture and lifestyle of the Pacific countries.


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The World Expo is a large-scale, global, non-commercial Expo. The hosting of the World Expo must be applied for by a country and approved by the international World Expo committee.

The name of the mascot of World Expo 2010 Shanghai China is Hai Bao, which means the treasure of the sea.

The emblem, depicting the image of three people-you, me, him/her holding hands together, symbolizes the big family of mankind.

The theme of Expo 2010 is "Better City, Better Life," representing the common wish of the whole humankind for a better living in future urban environments.


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