Glittering gifts from the mainland to celebrate the handover were unveiled yesterday. Some people appeared confused by the heavy symbolism while others were impressed by the size and weight of the presents. New Zealand law student Edward Gill, 21, was perplexed by the dragon and fire symbolism in Spirit of the Chinese Nation, a giant, bright red lacquerware gift from Liaoning province, weighing 350 kilograms. 'It's all Chinese to me. It seems very abstract,' he said. But he added: 'I expected to see quite a grand scale - and everything is so huge here.' Raymond Lai Chuk-man, five, was impressed by a 250-kilogram crystal carving depicting the Tsing Ma Bridge with the sea flowing underneath. 'I like it because it's the only item with the bridge in this exhibition,' he said. He added that he had tried to take a bus with his mother to see the bridge but they had to give up because of heavy traffic. The majority of the gifts from the central Government, provinces and regions are presented in a two-day exhibition that ends today at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. They are expected to be stored at Government House afterwards. Neither the Government Information Office nor the Chief Executive's Office could reveal the number of visitors yesterday.