Enjoying Golden Songs at the Great Wall, the Beijing Expo 2019 Embraces the Two-year Countdown

  • offcial website of Beijing Expo 2019  2017-May-4 11:22:32

On 28 April 2019, the unveiling ceremony of the two-year countdown plaque of the International Horticultural Exposition 2019 Beijing, China (shorted as Beijing Expo 2019) and the release conference of the excellent songs for the International Horticultural Exhibition were held in Guancheng Square of the Badaling Great Wall, where the two-year countdown plaque of the Beijing Expo 2019 was officially unveiled and the ten top songs for the International Horticultural Exhibition were formally released to the world.

According to Ye Dahua, the deputy director general of the Beijing Expo 2019 Coordination Bureau, the Flower of the Great wall, the emblem of Beijing Expo 2019, has been widely praised since its launch in the Badaling Great Wall last year. Dancing around the Great Wall, six petals with different colors vividly demonstrate the features of “the International Horticultural Exhibition at the foot of the Great Wall”. The unveiling of the countdown plaque at the foot of the Great Wall marks another milestone in the preparations of the Beijing Expo 2019. It is revealed that the Beijing Expo 2019 has made substantial progress in the planning and construction, the invitation of exhibitors from home and abroad, the publicity and promotion, the legal guarantee and other works. The planning of the exhibition areas and their matching facilities of the Beijing Expo 2019 have been basically completed and the constructions are now steadily underway. The public scenery and the major venues are now under-construction. Matching facilities like the Xingyan Expressway, the Shiyuan Dadao and others are now in accelerated building. As the invitation of exhibitors from home and abroad is in full swing, more than 80 countries have expressed their keen interest in participation, 20 countries among which and Macau Special Administrative Region have confirmed their participation. The publicity and promotion is also fully carried out, with emblem and mascot released to the world, the first press conference held, the selection of the promotion ambassador in full progress, the first domestic nature-category plant-featuring documentary titled “Chinese Plants That Changed the World” being shot, all of which showcasing that the influence of Beijing Expo 2019 keeps expanding. The market development has also been officially launched, with the activity of signing contracts with the first batch of global partners held, which are Air China, China CYTS Tours Holding Co., Ltd., Bank of Beijing, Shunxin and Vanke, signaling the brand sponsorship of the Beijing Expo 2019 has made breakthrough.

According to Zhou Jianping, the executive deputy director generation of Beijing Expo 2019 Coordination Bureau, 2007 is a year for all-around construction of the Beijing Expo 2019 and a crucial year for the preparations of Beijing Expo 2019. The Beijing Expo 2019 will carry out its work centering around four major lines, including the construction of the exhibition areas, the invitation of the exhibitors from home and abroad, the market development, the publicity and promotion. By the end of 2017, major venues will witness capping, the public scenery will see 80% completed, no less than 80 countries and international organizations will confirm their participation, the domestic exhibition areas will see their construction initiated, the publicity and promotion will be furthered, the horticultural demonstration plans will make their splendid appearances, and the market development will be fully carried out.

Besides, the top ten golden songs solicited for the Song of Beijing Expo 2019 will be released for the first time. The awarded lists of “the Ten Excellent Songs” and “the Five Pieces of Excellent Lyrics” will be publicized in the official website of Beijing Expo 2019. (http://www.horti-expo2019.com/)

The “Top Ten Golden Songs” of the Beijing Expo 2019 will be released to the public as a musical medium to convey the theme of “Live Green and Live Better” and the concept of “Integrate horticulture into nature and touch the soul with nature” of the Beijing Expo 2019. Amidst beautiful lyrics and touching melodies, an audial journey brings the audiences the understanding of “Live Green and Live Better”, the theme of Beijing Expo 2019. The perfect fusion of the musical and horticultural beauty gives much more voice vitality to the Beijing Expo 2019 and opens a new chapter of horticultural music for Beijing Expo 2019.  

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