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That's entertainment as shows a hit with visitors

PERFORMANCES at venues in the Expo site have proved a highlight during the first two months of the world event and during July and August there will be more than 200 new programs for visitors to enjoy.
Two events, the City Square Art Festival and the Expo Choir Festival, will take place over the next two months.
More than 600 singers from all over the world will take part in the Expo Choir Festival, together with professional music school students from Shanghai.
Thursday will see the start of three original productions.
Shadow play "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" will be staged at the Dock Theater.
At Entertainment Square the Shaolin Warriors will put on a kung fu performance which will not only teach visitors about the Taoism philosophy, but will also have interactive activities to spread a message of healthy living.
Indian musical "Ticket to Bollywood" will be staged at Expo Center.
"The 90-minute show will feature over 400 sets of luxury costumes and 1,000 accessories," Hu Jinjun, vice director of Shanghai Expo Bureau, said.
Other new programs will involve pipers from Scotland, drummers from Burundi and Italian opera house Teatro Regio Totino.
World-class performers from 39 countries have brought 348 programs to the Expo during its first two months.
By June 25, 6,501 performances had been enjoyed by 8,470,212 visitors, according to statistics released by the Expo Bureau yesterday.
Details of the forthcoming programs are on the big screens in the Expo site. Free program leaflets are being given out on site and there's a hotline - 962010 to dial.
All performances are free but you'll need to pick up tickets for shows at the Expo Center and the Culture Center in the morning.


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