Chocolate Wonderland Opens In Beijing

China's large exhibition of chocolate art opened with a fashion show. Models walked down the runway wearing chocolate wigs and dresses — one woman was wrapped in a dragon made of chocolate gold coins. There also is a Great Wall of chocolate. The BBC reports that 500 lucky winners get to eat it when the show is over.

ARI SHAPIRO, host:

Good morning. I'm Ari Shapiro.

It's opening day for the World Chocolate Wonderland in Beijing, China's first chocolate theme park. The event started with a fashion show. Models walked down the runway wearing chocolate wigs and dresses. One woman was draped in a dragon made of gold chocolate coins. There is a Great Wall of Chocolate. The BBC reports that 500 lucky winners will eat it when the show is over. If you go, dress warmly. The show is temperature-controlled so the exhibits don't melt. It's MORNING EDITION.

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