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Last updated: 12 may, 2010 - 10:11 GMT

Shanghai Expo

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The World Expo is opening in the Chinese city of Shanghai - the first time a developing country has hosted the event.

In keeping with its theme of future urban environments, the expo has pavilions that change colour with the seasons, a six storey 'dandelion' and violin-playing serenading robots.

The BBC's Christopher Hogg reports.

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