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Egypt Pavilion

Egypt Pavilion

THEME: Cairo Mother of the World: A City That Keeps Reinventing Itself

Egypt Pavilion

PAVILION: The stark, sleek modern Pavilion incorporates black and white that emphasizes the yin and yang of Egypt’s modern society and her glorious ancient civilization.

Egypt Pavilion

EXHIBIT: The white ribbon that is visible on the outside of the Pavilion continues throughout the interior of the Pavilion and serves not only to link the various exhibition spaces but also as the background onto which a film about the wonders of the Egyptian civilization is projected.

Egypt Pavilion

Eight major antiquities from the Egyptian Museum are being displayed, including the column of Hathor (which acts as the Pavilion’s centerpiece), a statue of the pharaoh Amenhoteph IV (who was Tutankamun’s father) and the mask of Sheshonq II. Other aspects of the Pavilion will use slideshows, films and display items to communicate the modern Cairo to visitors. The human dwelling from prehistoric times up until the modern era, is also on display at the Pavilion.

Egypt Pavilion

CUISINE: There is no dining area listed for the Pavilion.

SHOPPING: There is a small shopping area in the Pavilion where you can purchase Egyptian handicrafts and have your name written in hieroglyphics on papyrus.

Egypt Pavilion

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Zimbabwe Pavilion

Zimbabwe Pavilion

THEME: Transforming Our Communities for a Better Life

PAVILION: The House of Stone, a feature recently excavated in Great Zimbabwe Ruins, will be the motif for the entire Pavilion.

EXHIBIT: The Pavilion has several key points that visitors will want to examine for themselves. The Zimbabwe Bird is a symbol for Zimbabwe, a regular occurring feature in the ancient civilization of Zimbabwe – which is the only nation on Earth named for an archaeological site – and some of the most advanced stone carvings in the world. The mysterious Stone City captures the romance and mystery of these ruins and gives visitors a peek into Zimbabwe’s intriguing past. Finally, the Great Victoria Falls covers a wall, using clever lighting effects to give the visitor a sense of standing before this majestic natural site.

CUISINE: There is no dining area listed for the Pavilion.

SHOPPING: There is no specific shopping facility listed for the Pavilion.

Note: This Pavilion was located in the Africa Joint Pavilion.