Israel Day at Expo 2010 in Shanghai

On Thursday, May 6, Israel Day will be celebrated at the Israeli national pavilion at World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, with emphasis on Israeli achievements in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. Its unique design and the technology incorporated in it make the Israeli pavilion one of the most exciting and fascinating pavilions at the international exposition.
Under the slogan "Innovation for Better Life", the pavilion will highlight Israeli innovation along with traditional Jewish culture.

 Israel Day at Expo 2010 in Shanghai

 

Israeli pavilion at Expo 2010, Shanghai

On Thursday, May 6, Israel Day will be celebrated at the Israeli national pavilion at World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, with emphasis on Israeli achievements in entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity. Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Minister of Environmental Protection Gilad Erdan will be guests of the Israeli pavilion.

 Israel Day at Expo 2010 in Shanghai

The establishment of the Israeli national pavilion was led by a steering committee comprised of representatives of several government ministries, headed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Its unique design and the technology incorporated in it make the Israeli pavilion one of the most exciting and fascinating pavilions at the international exposition, which is hosting 192 states and 50 major international organizations and corporations.

The major events of Israel Day in Shanghai (times given for China – GMT+8):

10:00 (5:00 Israel time) – Celebration of Israel’s national day: Greetings, hoisting of the Israeli flag, the national anthem Hatikva, exchange of gifts, presentation of the special Israeli stamps issued in honor of the Israeli pavilion at Expo 2010

11:05 – Performance by Israeli singer David D’or

16:00 – Official inauguration of the Israeli pavilion, tour of the pavilion and screening of Israel’s technological achievements

16:30-17:45 – Press conference

18:00-19:30 – Official reception for Israel’s 62nd Independence Day and Israel Day at Expo 2010 at the Expo Center

19:30-21:30 – Festive concert in honor of Israel Day – David D’or and the Hora Jerusalem dance troupe will appear with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra led by Israeli conductor and composer Rafi Kadishson

 Israel Day at Expo 2010 in Shanghai

Israeli Innovation Expo China (Israel Philatelic Federation)

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