Sunday, November 28, 2010

Stamps from Bulgaria

Expo 2010 Shanghai China
Year of the Tiger

Date of issue: 30\04\2010
Denomination: 1.40 BGL
Quantity: 20 000

Expo Shanghai was held on both banks of the Huangpu River in the city of Shanghai, China, from May 1 to October 31, 2010. It was a World Expo in the tradition of international fairs and expositions. The theme of the exposition was "Better City – Better Life" and signifies Shanghai's new status in the 21st century as the "next great world city". The expo Logo features the Chinese character('world', Chinese "shì") modified to represent three people together with the 2010 date. It had the largest number of countries participating and was the most expensive Expo in the history of the world's fairs.

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