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A week of Zhejiang wonders

ZHEJIANG Week will be held from June 18-22 in the Expo Park. Folk artists from the province will present more than 40 art shows in the Baosteel Stage.

These shows will include Zhejiang Spring -- a Zhejiang folk art performance; Zhejiang Wind -- a grand art show; Yue Porcelain Wind -- a special Yue porcelain music performance; Superb Workmanship -- Zhejiang traditional handicraft exhibition; and Dragon Dance in a Prosperous Era -- folk art tour performance. Currently all the performances are busy being prepared.

The Yangtze River Delta Friendship Day will also be held, aimed at further strengthening the interaction and exchange between cities of the Yangtze River Delta region.

The Friendship Day of Huzhou, Jiaxing, Zhoushan and Taizhou of Zhejiang Province will select one to two days during the Expo to carry out exchanges through visits, sightseeing, negotiations and cultural activities.

Hangzhou, Ningbo and Shaoxing will make the Friendship Day one of the events of their theme forums.

In addition, Hangzhou and Ningbo will hold their City Day on June 6 and August 1, while Shaoxing will launch its Expo Chorus Day on July 21, when 200 award winners of the sixth World Chorus Competition will sing for the Expo.

Zhejiang Province will preside in three theme forums in the Expo Forums, including the forum of IT and City Development in Ningbo in May, the forum of Economic Transformation and Interaction between City and Countryside to be held in Shaoxing in September, and the forum of Harmonious City and Comfortable Life in Hangzhou in October.

To make more people get to know and take part in the Expo, the official Website about Zhejiang's participation in the World Expo Shanghai ( was opened earlier this year by the provincial Expo Office. Visitors can log on and get more detailed information.

Zhejiang International Press Center for Expo 2010 is located at 3/F, Conference Hall, Zhijiang Hotel.

Address: 188-200 Moganshan Rd, Hangzhou

Tel: 0571-8882-1399, 1596-7171-177, 1596-7172-299

Fax: 0571-8882-1322


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