Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Asian Games sparkle at Shanghai Expo

Le Yangyang (L), one of the five mascots of the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games and Shanghai World Expo's mascot Haibao are seen during the opening ceremony of the Guangdong Week ar the Expo Site, July 18, 2010. [Photo/GAGOC]
As Guangdong Week is going on at Expo 2010 Shanghai since its start on July 18, the Expo Park has been seeing the Asian Games elements here and there.
There is the Guangzhou Asian Games Torch "The Tide" on dispaly while the energetic "5 Yang"- Mascots of the Guangzhou Asian Games, and Asian Games Angels - etiquette volunteers of the Games, are there to greet expo visitors.
The Guangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (GAGOC) organised a series of Asian Games-themed promotional activities in Guangdong Pavilion, Guangzhou Case Pavilion, Shenzhen Case Pavilion and Vanke Pavilion as part of the celebrations for Guangdong Week which runs from July 28 to August 1.
In Guangdong Pavilion, promotional films for the Guangzhou Asian Games and the Games Torch were projected on large LED screens, telling visitors stories of Asian Games passion and joy; charming Asian Games Angels in uniforms for medal ceremonies, presented Games-themed gifts to visitors; lovely Mascots welcomed visitors at the gate, which were adored by children greatly.
In Guangzhou Case Pavilion, the Guangzhou Asian Games Torch "The Tide" was on display, and visitors were able to feel the traditional folk culture of Guangzhou and uniqueness of Lingnan spirit.
On every afternoon of Guangdong Week, there is a parade of Asian Games float, which brings the Games promotions to a climax. The float is decorated with the Asian Games publicity elements; Xie Xingfang, a former world badminton champion presents "The Tide" on the float; Asian Games Angels greet visitors with sweet smiles and hospitality; "5 Yang" interact with visitors alongside and send out friendly invitations to observe the November Games.
The Guangzhou Asian Games earned enormous applauds and wishes at Expo 2010 Shanghai.
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