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pryuen
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:41 pm Reply with quote
Joined: 25 Feb 2003 Posts: 48954 Location: Hong Kong/China

Remembered this post that I posted almost 4 1/2 years ago??

http://www.yaomingmania.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=210585#210585


So on the 1-year countdown of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, 2 more image ambassadors, Jackie Chan and Lang Lang were added.

And the 3 of them appeared in a MTV.....the 1-year-countdown song: City 《城市》.


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http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-04/30/content_11291202.htm

Jackie Chan, Yao Ming appointed ambassadors for 2010 Shanghai World Expo

www.chinaview.cn 2009-04-30

SHANGHAI, April 30 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan and NBA star Yao Ming were appointed promotion ambassadors for the2010 Shanghai World Expo on Thursday.


"I will spare no efforts to pay close attention to the Expo and help promote it throughout the world," said Jackie Chan at a performance for residents relocated from the Expo site.

"Like every Chinese citizen, I am looking forward to the event," he said.

Yao Ming was quoted by the website as saying that as a native of Shanghai, he has always hoped that he could contribute to the event.

"I want to tell everyone: welcome to my hometown, Shanghai, and welcome to the 2010 Shanghai World Expo," he said.


Also appointed was Chinese pianist Lang Lang.

The Expo ambassadors already include Japanese table tennis star Ai Fukuhara, Japanese image designer Junko Koshino and British singer Sarah Brightman.


The Expo is expected to attracted 70 million visitors, 5 percent of them from abroad.
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pryuen
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:49 pm Reply with quote
Joined: 25 Feb 2003 Posts: 48954 Location: Hong Kong/China

And here is the MTV of the 1-year-countdown song: City 《城市》in which the 3 of them, Lang Lang, Jackie Chan and Yao Ming appeared.

http://player.youku.com/player.php/sid/22036171/v.swf
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superjohn
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 11:56 pm Reply with quote
Joined: 03 Jul 2003 Posts: 10893
Why are you posting this? Jackie chan is part of it.
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