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WORLD EXPO

WHAT IS EXPO

Expo, or World Expo, is an international event whose aim is to provide a platform for dialogue
between all countries on the themes of development and progress, bringing innovations, capable of improving people’s living conditions on an economic, social and cultural level, to the forefront.

Italy is one of the signatory countries of the BIE Statute.

Albero della vita a Milano - Expo visione notturna

THE VALUES BEHIND WORLD EXPO

TRUST
SOLIDARITY
PROGRESS
6 MONTHS
MAXIMUM DURATION
34 CITIES
HOSTED IT
5 YEARS
THE FREQUENCY
1851
FIRST EXHIBITION

THE MOST RECENT EDITIONS OF EXPO

2020
DUBAI / UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Connecting Minds, Creating the Future
Dubai-emirati-arabi-
2015
MILAN / ITALY
Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life
Milano-Nutrire-il-pianeta-
2010
SHANGHAI / CHINA
Better City, Better Life
shangai-cina-cittàmigliore-vita-migliore
2005
AICHI / JAPAN
Nature’s Wisdom
Aichi-Giappone-la-saggezza-della-natura

TIMELESS SYMBOLS

Some Expo installations have been retained to become world-famous city or national symbols.

TREE OF LIFE / Milan, Expo 2015
Albero della Vita a Milano - Expo 2015
SPACE NEEDLE / Seattle, Expo 1962
Space Needle, Seattle Expo 1962 di giorno
ATOMIUM / Brussel, Expo 1958
Atomium, Bruxelles, Expo del
GERMAN PAVILION / Barcelona, Expo 1929
particolare del Padiglione tedesco a Barcellona, Expo 1929
ROYAL EXHIBITION / Melbourne, Expo 1880
Royal Exhibition, Melbourne in Australia- Expo edizione 1880

WHY AN EXPO
IN ROME?

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Roma veduta larga di Piazza del Popolo dalla Terrazza del Pincio

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