The opening of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo

April 30, 2010

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"Jade Rabbit," was winner of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo Macao Pavilion Concept Design Competition.

A massive fireworks show today capped off the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo that runs through October.

Barry Weisberg spends half his year in Shanghai and will cover the Expo for us. He shares his thoughts on the significance of the event.

Barry Weisberg is global cities contributor for Worldview. His commentaries reflect his own views and not necessarily those of Worldview or WBEZ.