Finland awarded for Best Pavilion Design
The best pavilions of Shanghai World EXPO 2010 were awarded in the end of EXPO by BIE. Finland pavilion received a Golden Statue for the best Pavilion Design in category B. Norway came in second and Denmark third in the same category.
Finland Pavilion visitor number over 5,3 million
Finland pavilion has been visited by more people than there are inhabitants in Finland. Zheng Shuqiang from Urumqi, Xinjiang province was the guest of honor.
Finland Pavilion Kirnu (“Giant's kettle”)
Designed by JKMM, an architect's office in Helsinki, Kirnu won first prize in the design competition announced in May 2008, which received 104 entries in all.