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2010 Shanghai World Expo officially closes on October 31 but it will continue through the Virtual World Expo, an Internet-based channel globally accessible free of charge. The virtual Expo venue is located inside a sphere of 1000 meter in diameter with a surface of 315 hectare. The area can contain pavilions from all countries of the world as well as numerous attractions. 25 nations are already expected to participate from the launch in 2011 and a Swedish pilot pavilion is already under construction. The project will be run by Expo Unlimited on commission by BIE. Initial financing amounts to SEK 1 500 000 from BIE and the Swedish government, respectively. A development center has been established in Stockholm, Sweden. Available video includes a computer generated animation, shots about the Virtual Expo, as well as soundbites.
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