Expo Faces

Mayor sings China's praises

Munich mayor Christian Ude, arguably the most popular politician in Germany, said during his visit to the Expo on Thursday that economic growth and quality of life are equally important to make a city perfect.

In Shanghai, homage to China's farmer inventors

The inventors exhibit at Shanghai's Rockbund Museum honors their innovations, just as the Expo honors creativity from around the world.

The other side of Dashan

Although best known for his Xiangsheng performances, Mark Rowswell has many strings to his bow.

Man wins a TV for being 100,000th visitor of Taiwan Pavilion

A 63-year-old retiree from Hunan province won a 12,000-yuan (US$1,757) LCD television Wednesday for being the Taiwan Pavilion's 100,000th visitor since it opened during the Expo test operation.

US child star steps off the screen

Rain Spencer, the US child actress in a movie being shown at the USA Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai, won a new group of fans on Monday when she stepped out of the screen.

A celebrity out of Africa

African celebrity Adogony Baudouin Euloge has put his high-flying career in Japan on hold to lend his talents to the Joint Africa Pavilion at the Expo 2010 Shanghai.

Artist's garden dream

Since the 1980s, contemporary artist Gu Wenda has been coining new Chinese characters by putting together parts of two or more Chinese characters.

Sailing through the city a breeze

Sitting at Suzhou Creek's Danba Road Pier, she cuts a delightful figure. With her slinky lines contrasting with the bulk of the much larger boats plying the waterway, she is definitely someone who Emily Zhang and her family would like to spend Friday afternoon with.

German president tours pavilions

German President Khler and his wife Eva Luise Khler paid a visit to the Expo 2010 Shanghai on Wednesday to mark the National Pavilion Day of Germany.

Creating a brighter future

Raising her head slightly to scrutinize her drawing, Xia Fengting, a girl who lost her right hand in the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, tries to capture her impressions of the Shanghai Expo.

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