Shanghai Baby

World Fair Wednesday – Shanghai 2010’s Big Baby

Expo 2010, held in Shanghai, had a record attendance at 73 million people.  The Spanish pavilion was particularly interesting at this expo, a huge wicker facade over a steel structure:

 

 

Spain 2010 Pavilion

 

Even cooler is what’s inside.  A tunnel featured 3D footage of bits of Spanish history on the way in, and in another exhibition hall there was a GIANT ROBOTIC BABY:

 

Shanghai Baby

 

I’m not sure what the statement was that this baby’s presence was supposed to make, but I’m glad it was there.  Here’s some footage of it in action:

 


I can only hope that this is the first of several giant robotic babies to come out of Spain in the interest of international goodwill.

-ds