Visit of Viviane Reding to the Expo 2010 Shanghai

Type: Report   Reference: I-065918   Duration: 10:03:37  Lieu:
End production: 09/05/2010   First transmission: 09/05/2010
On 5 May 2010, Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, visited the Shanghai World Expo and launched the “Europe Day Festival” in Shanghai, China. Viviane Reding, visited the EXPO together with Libor Rouček, Vice-President of the EP, and other officials. The European Union celebrated its Europe Day in a non-EU country for the first time in its history and participated the World Expo in a non-EU territory for the first time. The Shanghai World Expo started from May 1 and ended on October 31 2010. Chinese Government spent 49.5 billion Euros in this event.

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10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Shanghai World Expo with Pavilions of Ukraine, Iceland and Sweden 00:00:17
10:00:22 Belgium and EU Pavilion 00:00:05
10:00:28 Arrival of Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, and Libor Rouček, Vice-President of the EP, at the Belgium Pavilion, and greeted by Belgium Representatives 00:00:06
10:00:35 Viviane Reding, and Libor Rouček, visiting the Belgium Pavilion 00:00:05
10:00:40 Viviane Reding, and Libor Rouček, starting "Europe Day Festival" 00:00:05
10:00:46 Viviane Reding, and Libor Rouček, leading the Europe parade 00:00:06
10:00:53 Viviane Reding, dancing with a professional dancer 00:00:05
10:00:58 Viviane Reding, at the Europe Parade (3 shots) 00:00:16
10:01:15 Soundbite by Viviane Reding (in ENGLISH): You have seen many European pavilions, and they are around the European pavilion; so the national pavilions surrounding the European pavilion, and that is exactly what we are in Europe; we preserve our national languages, our national histories, our way of life; all together, these diversities goes into a unity; we wanted to show here in the EXPO, how diversities and unity can together make a real success for the quality of life and for the economic development. 00:00:37
10:01:53 Chinese Pavilion 00:00:05
10:01:58 Viviane Reding, visiting the Chinese show, guided by Representatives of the Chinese Pavilion (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:02:09 Arrival of Viviane Reding, at the Expo Center and greeted by Qi Ji, Deputy Minister at the Ministry for Housing and Urban-Rural Development 00:00:05
10:02:15 Viviane Reding, standing at attention watching EU flag rising and EU anthem playing (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:02:25 Soundbite by Viviane Reding (in ENGLISH): thank you for your hospitality, congratulation for the Shanghai EXPO. 00:00:05
10:02:30 Round table with Viviane Reding, and Qi Ji (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:02:41 Viviane Reding, receiving a gift from Qi Ji 00:00:05
10:02:46 Viviane Reding, presenting a gift to Qi Ji 00:00:05
10:02:52 Soundbite by Viviane Reding (in ENGLISH): I have been several years ago in the Mayor’s office, where the mayor explained to me how his city will evolve and how the EXPO will be; and I have congratulated the mayor because he has managed to make, after a long years work, a jewel out of his city; I have been walking on the new bund, it’s fantastic; and he has also managed to make a very important place where the world meet in the EXPO; so that is a real achievement, and we are grateful to the Mayor of Shanghai for what he has managed to do; he has put his promises into facts. 00:00:45
10:03:37 Views of Shanghai by night (2 shots) 00:00:10
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