Expo 2010, China

This item appears on page 56 of the May 2010 issue.

The World Expo (World’s Fair) is being held in Shanghai, May 1-Oct. 31, 2010. Themed “Better City, Better life,” it features pavilions from 192 countries and 50 organizations as well as 20,000-plus events at 34 venues. Over 70 million people may visit.

A one-day adult ticket purchased on site costs CNY200 (near $29) on peak days or CNY160 ($23), regular days. People born before 1950 and children taller than 1.2 meters (almost four feet) pay CNY120 ($18) or CNY90 ($13), respectively. Discounts on advance tickets.

Contact Expo 2010 Shanghai, China (No. 3588, Pudong Rd. [S], Shanghai, China; phone 8621 22062010).