UPDATE: Videos added – courtesy China Daily
National Pavilion Day of the Nepal Pavilion in Shanghai Expo was on September 3, 2010. The event was marked with music, dance and exhibitions of art and culture. Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala went to China with 10 member cultural team lead by Shri Krishna Shrestha, for the program.
The Nepal Pavilion has a large Buddhist pagoda at the center, surrounded by folk houses representing styles from different periods in history dating back to the 11th century. The Pavilion showcases the outstanding talents in art and architecture in Nepal. The theme of the pavilion is “Tales of Kathmandu City â€” Seeking the Soul of a City: Exploration and Speculation.”
The pavilion is the biggest pavilion Nepal has created till date. Shanghai Expo 2010 officials have told that the Nepal Pavilion is popular in the Expo.
Shanghai Expo 2010 is the world’s largest expo featuring 189 international pavilions and 50 pavilions from multinational agencies.
Highlights of the cultural program: