Sailing exhibition held in Qingdao

Updated: 2011-08-20 17:31


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Sailing exhibition held in Qingdao

Sailboats are seen during the opening ceremony of the 3rd Qingdao International Sailing Week in Qingdao, East China's Shandong province, Aug 20, 2011. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]


QINGDAO - An exhibition featuring 515 sailing-related items opened in Qingdao city, East China's Shandong province on Aug 20 2011.

The exhibition, which displays posters, pictures, brochures and souvenirs from three Olympic museums, five national sailing associations and 13 cities, is part of 3rd Qingdao International Sailing Week which runs from August 20 to September 4.

The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, the Barcelona Olympic Museum and the Kiel Sailing Week of Germany all sent their collections to Qingdao, the host to the 2008 Olympic sailing.

Goran Petersson, President of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF), and other five experts on sailing and arts were invited to select top 10 out of the exhibition.

The top prize went to the Kiel Sailing Week of Germany.