Vice President Xi Jinping visited Denmark’s Pavilion at EXPO 2010 in Shanghai as part of a short tour around the EXPO site. The Commissioner General of the Danish Pavilion, Mr. Christopher Bo Bramsen greeted Vice President Xi Jinping upon arrival and took him on an exclusive tour around the Danish Pavilion. During the tour, Xi Jinping revealed that he was very interested in the statue of the Little Mermaid, who Denmark had brought all the way to China, as a gesture of friendship and trust between the two countries.
The Vice President’s visit to the Danish Pavilion comes after the bilateral meetings with Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen during the Prime Minister’s visit to China last month. On this occasion, Prime Minister Rasmussen officially invited the Vice President to come and visit the Danish Pavilion at EXPO 2010.
Since the official opening of EXPO this Saturday, the Danish Pavilion, featuring the very best of Danish city life, has experienced a huge interest from both politicians and Chinese citizens. Visitors to the Danish pavilion will experience what it is like to be in a real sustainable Danish city. They can bike around the whole pavilion, dip their toes in the clean water in the large harbour pool and also enjoy a fresh picnic on the pavilion’s roof top – just like the Danes like to do in the cities of Denmark.
Visitors to the pavilion are very enthusiastic about especially the 250 Danish city bikes and the large harbour pool, featuring the famous statue of The Little Mermaid.
The EXPO 2010 in Shanghai is open from 1 May through 31 October.