Shanghai China EXPO Closing Ceremony Concert; Fusion Of Art And Music
Expo 2010 Shanghai China was held from May 1 to October 31, 2010. The event had the largest number of countries participating and was the most expensive Expo in the history of the world’s fairs. The Expo drew the participation of 250 countries and international organizations, and by the end of the event it had attracted more than 73 million visitors, a record attendance in the Expo history. The World Expo was also the largest World’s Fair site ever at 5.28 square km.
The Shanghai China Expo 2010 Closing Ceremony was spectacular, high-tech elements were incorporated to create a spectacular stage effects. Magically, the 10 heavy ancient bells floated off the ground in mid-air, 24 female musicians sitting on invisible chairs..…..
Music by Zhao Guang, Leading Dancer: Huang Doudou, Accompanied by Shanghai Song and Dance Ensemble and Shanghai Oriental City Dance Troupe.
What is Next?
Shanghai set for post-Expo phase – Shanghai Business events providers will be focusing on Shanghai in the coming months as the city begins life in its post-Shanghai Expo 2010 phase.
Patrick Chen, deputy director, International Tourism Promotion Department, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration, said: “The success of World Expo with 73.08 million visitors, including 4.23 million overseas visitors, showed how the city can handle such a large volume of people.”
The city has also opened the new Mercedes-Benz Arena on the old Expo site, while a huge range of new hotels have opened including Ritz-Carlton Pudong and Fairmont Peace Hotel.
The implementation of High-Speed Train Connects Shanghai and Beijing, which will shorten the trip times between the two to under five hours. Clocking in at a top speed of 500 kph during the recent trial run, the Beijing-Shanghai line is China’s longest high-speed rail line. It covers 1,464 kilometers and connects two major economic zones in the Bohai Sea Rim and the Yangtze River Delta. The Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway, that will cut travel time between Beijing and Shanghai to around four hours will be put into operation by the middle of June this year, a year ahead of schedule.