Public lecture on Shanghai World Expo
What are the advantages and purposes of hosting World Expo Shanghai China? How does this international event provide opportunities for China’s future development?
To celebrate World Expo 2010 Shanghai China and to allow Hong Kong people to gain a better understanding of what's in store for Shanghai Expo, the Bureau of the Shanghai World Expo Co-ordination, the Shanghai Library and the Hong Kong Public Libraries will jointly present a public lecture, “The Path to World Expo”, on October 18 (Saturday) from 10.15am to noon at the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Central Library.
The Director of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University and Chief Planner of Expo Shanghai Park, Professor Wu Zhiqiang, will talk about the preparatory works for World Expo 2010 Shanghai China, in addition to introducing the history and development of the World Expo.
The talk will be conducted in Putonghua and admission is free. For seat reservations, please call 2921 0285. Tickets can also be obtained at the Information Service Counter, 1/F, Hong Kong Central Library, on a first-come, first-served basis. Each person can get a maximum of two tickets.
The talk is one of a range of activities for “Expo 2010 Shanghai China Hong Kong Promotion Week” to be held from October 12 to 18 at various locations in Hong Kong.
For enquiries on the public lecture, please call 2921 0285 or visit the website: www.hkpl.gov.hk.
Ends/Wednesday, October 8, 2008