Burma Pavilion

The architecture of the Burmese pavilion recalled the exquisite pagodas which dot their country by the thousands. It was colored in gold and lacquers, and topped by a three-tiered red roof with sculptured turrets in floral motifs. In front of the main pavilion, a small glassed-in structure with similar roof design, enclosed a restaurant where connoisseurs could taste authentic Burmese cuisine.

Burma's pavilion embodied traditional Burmese temple architecture.

The exhibits inside the pavilion were handmade crafts; woodcarving, ivorywork and intricate silversmithing. Jewelry making showed off the country's rubies, pearls, jades and dark-blue sapphires. There were colored silks and a suburb variety of bamboo, cane and teakwood objects.

The pavilion also demonstrated by maps, models and graphs, its substantial progress in agriculture, education and social welfare. Push buttons on one huge map showed the location of Burma's natural resources: wood, rubber, pearls, seashells, oil, tin and precious stones. And the ceiling above was decorated with murals that displayed Burma's different tribes and races that make up its population.

Burma's featured traditional temple architecture.

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