Olympics photo exhibition inaugurated in Ukraine

19:01, 08 May 2008
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It features nearly 90 pictures depicting the Chinese traditional culture

A photo exhibition named "Beijing Welcomes You" was launched here Wednesday, drawing 200 representatives from the Ukrainian government, media groups and other friendly people from all walks of life, according to Xinhua.

      Chinese Ambassador to Ukraine Zhou Li, Ukraine`s National Olympic Committee Chairman Sergei Bubka, together with two other high-ranking Ukrainian officials, co-presided over the opening ceremony.

       The exhibition features nearly 90 pictures depicting the Chinese traditional architecture and culture, the Beijing Olympic facilities, Beijing`s infrastructure construction, as well as the whole nation`s enthusiastic preparation for the Olympic Games.

       The Beijing Olympics torch relay which represents peace, friendship and hope, has already passed through more than 20 cities across the world and all the preparatory work for the Olympics has been completed, Zhou said.

       The Beijing Olympics will greatly promote the exchanges and coexistence of different civilizations in the world, said Zhou, who also welcomed the Ukrainian people to visit Beijing.

       Bubka said in his opening address that the theme of the Beijing Olympics -- "One World, One Dream" -- has precisely expressed the spirit of Olympics as well as the world people`s common dream for a better future.

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