for April, 2010
Chinese dining traditions have as long a history as the history of Chinese Cooking or Chinese Food. The Chinese people pride themselves on being one of the earliest peoples to develop sophisticated notions of polite social interaction, including highly sophisticated rules of etiquette governing acceptable table manners. Since wining and dining guests is an old and esteemed tradition in China, it is not surprising that Chinese society has developed an intricate set of rules to govern also this delicate aspect of social interaction.
Nowadays, Chinese people combine traditional wedding customs with modern elements, creating a new fashion for weddings in China. Now, most couples desire to have a tailor-made wedding to emphasize the most important day of their lives. As a result, weddings in China have become a major event and the main focus becomes the wedding dresses for the brides. We'll check out what Tiger Hill Wedding Street has to offer.
The French government has allocated a record 50 million euros (552 million yuan) budget for the national pavilion. At least 80% of the total budget will be used in constructing the 6,000-square-meter pavilion. The German government invested 30 million euros (US$47.34 million) in the pavilion, some German companies will also contribute. It’s the Germany's largest ever Expo structure．Italy reserved a 6,000-square-meter plot of land for its pavilion, which will be made with cutting edge “transparent concrete,” The pavilion, called The “City of Man”, is composed of 20 functional modules that can be assembled freely.