Archive for the ‘Introduction to Expo’ Category

Theme of successive Expo

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

2015:Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

2012:The Living Ocean and Coast

2010:Better City – Better Life

2008:Water and Sustainable Development

2005:Nature’s Wisdom

2000:Humankind, Nature, Technology: A New World Arising

1999: Man and Nature, marching into the 21st century

1998: The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future

1993: The Challenge of a New Road of Development

1992: The Age of Discovery

1988: Leisure in the Age of Technology

1986: Transportation and Communication: World in Motion – World in Touch

1985:Dwellings and Surroundings – Science and Technology for Man at Home

1984:World of Rivers—Fresh Waters as a Source of Life

1982:Energy Turns the World

1974:Celebrating Tomorrow’s Fresh New Environment

1970:Progress and Harmony for Mankind

1968:The Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas

1967:Man and His World

1964:Peace Through Understanding

1962:THE 21 CENTURY

1958:Unfinished Business

1939-1940:Pageant of the Pacific

1939:The world of tomorrow

1937:Art and Technology in Modern Life

1935:Transports Colonisation

1933:A Century of Progress

2010 Shanghai World Expo

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List of hitherto official world expositions

Thursday, November 26th, 2009
  • 1851 London (United Kingdom)
  • 1855 Paris (France)
  • 1862 London (United Kingdom)
  • 1867 Paris (France)
  • 1873 Vienna (Austria)
  • 1876 Philadelphia (United States)
  • 1878 Paris (France)
  • 1879 Sydney (Australia)
  • 1880 Melbourne (Australia)
  • 1881 Milan (Italy)
  • 1884 New Orleans (United States)
  • 1888 Barcelona (Spain)
  • 1889 Paris (France)
  • 1893 Chicago (United States)
  • 1896 Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)
  • 1896 Budapest (Hungary)
  • 1897 Brussels (Belgium) and Stockholm (Sweden)
  • 1898 Omaha (United States)
  • 1900 Paris (France)
  • 1901 Buffalo (United States)
  • 1901 Charleston (United States)
  • 1904 St. Louis (United States)
  • 1905 Liège (Belgium)
  • 1906 Milan (Italy)
  • 1909 Seattle (United States)
  • 1910 Brussels (Belgium)
  • 1911 Turin (Italy)
  • 1913 Ghent (Belgium)
  • 1914 Lyon (France)
  • 1915 San Francisco (United States)
  • 1915 San Diego (United States)
  • 1929 Barcelona (Spain)
  • 1933 Chicago (United States)
  • 1935 Brussels, (Belgium)
  • 1937 Paris (France)
  • 1939 New York City (United States)
  • 1939-1940 San Francisco (United States)
  • 1958 Brussels (Belgium)
  • 1962 Seattle (United States)
  • 1964 New York (United States)
  • 1967 Montreal (Canada)
  • 1968 San Antonio (United States)
  • 1970 Osaka (Japan)
  • 1974 Spokane (United States)
  • 1982 Knoxville (United States)
  • 1984 New Orleans (United States)
  • 1985 Tsukuba (Japan)
  • 1986 Vancouver (Canada)
  • 1988 Brisbane (Australia)
  • 1990 Osaka International Gardens and Greenery Exposition (Japan)
  • 1992 Seville (Spain)
  • 1993 Daejeon (South Korea)
  • 1998 Lisbon (Portugal)
  • 1999 Kunming International Garden Festival (China)
  • 2000 Hanover (Germany)
  • 2005 Aichi (Japan)
  • 2008 Zaragoza (Spain)
  • 2010 Shanghai (China)
  • 2012 Yeosu (South Korea)
  • 2015 Milan (Italy)
  • Expo 2017 yet to be designated
  • Expo 2020 yet to be designated

2010 Shanghai World Expo

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Expo Mascot

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Seymour D. Fair Cosmo Hoshimaru Expo Ernie Expo Oz

Seymour D. Fair             Cosmo Hoshimaru                       Expo Ernie                           Expo Oz

Curro Kumdori Gil Twipsy

Curro                                    Kumdori                                Gil                                 Twipsy
Kiccoro and Morizzo Fluvi Haibao Yeosurang and Badarang
Kiccoro and Morizzo                        Fluvi                                 Haibao                 Yeosurang and Badarang

1984 New Orleans: Seymour D. Fair

1985 Tsukuba: Cosmo Hoshimaru

1986 Vancouver: Expo Ernie

1988 Brisbane: Expo Oz

  • 1992 Seville: Curro
  • 1993 Taejon: Kumdori
  • 1998 Lisbon: Gil
  • 2000 Hannover: Twipsy
  • 2005 Aichi: Kiccoro and Morizzo
  • 2008 Zaragoza: Fluvi
  • 2010 Shanghai: Haibao
  • 2012 Yeosu: Yeosurang and Badarang
  • 2010 Shanghai World Expo

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