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China national pavilion day celebrated at Milan Expo

Updated: Jun 9,2015 4:59 PM

China’s national pavilion day has been celebrated at the Milan Expo 2015. Many Expo visitors attended China’s celebrations on June 8.

Chinese dance, Peking opera, acrobatics, tai chi, and violin and piano concerts were presented. Themed ‘Land of Hope, Food for Life’, the rippling wheat-shaped building of the China Pavilion exhibits the country’s agricultural history and food culture.

Vice-Premier Wang Yang hosted the celebration, saying that as a big agricultural nation, China fully understands the Expo’s theme of ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’.

On June 8, the vice-premier attended special ‘progress against hunger’ activities held by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, which awarded China for achieving the 1996 World Food Summit target of halving the absolute number of hungry people by 2015.