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    There is an annual event, during which the international community celebrates urbanisation and urban sustainable development: the World Cities Day. Five years after the closing of World Expo Shanghai and on the closing day of World Expo Milan, the celebration of the World Cities Day is the occasion to recall, renew and expand the ideas and practices of the Shanghai Expo Declaration for future development. Since Expos have always had a strategic role in urban planning, the future of cities is one of the main concerns for the BIE. If historically, Expos have contributed to transform and even built the Read More
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    For the last 184 days, host country, participating countries, governments, intergovernmental organisations, civil society, companies, have worked hand in hand for Expo Milan 2015, a World Expo that has united the world around a major goal: to create a grand international gathering of nations and cultures with the goal of educating citizens and promoting progress for "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" for today and tomorrow. For visitors and participants alike, Expo Milan 2015 has offered unmatched opportunities to experience cultural differences, to understand on-going global efforts and to learn about different paths for future progress. In a world where Read More
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    Universal Expositions are unique events whose mission is to educate the public creating experiences that combine the different facets of the global society, spur creativity and exchanges. The theme of an Expo constitutes its core element, its fundament from which actions, communication, architecture and participations derive. On the occasion of the celebration of its Day, the BIE invite the Participants in EXPO Milan 2015 to an award ceremony, in which they will receive a special recognition for their contributions and efforts in developing their theme and implementing it in the architecture, the display and the scenography of their respective pavilions. Read More
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    The BIE celebrates its Day on October 30, 2015 and this is the opportunity to celebrate the joint efforts of its member states and to thank all those who have contributed to the success of EXPO Milan 2015. EXPO Milan 2015 has achieved important results in many respects such as country participation, visitor attendance, pavilions quality, environmental management and new exhibition forms, among others This success tells again a lot about the inherent sustainability of Expos. For over 160 years World Expos have helped humanity to make sense of change and to navigate through difficult times. The inherent sustainability of Read More
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    The "BIE-Cosmos Prize, EXPO Milan 2015 for "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" awarded on the BIE DAY The project, "Nutritious diet and sustainable future for Haiti's children", submitted by the non-governmental organisation CESAL, was awarded the BIE-Cosmos Prize on the BIE Day at EXPO Milan 2015. "Nutritious diet and sustainable future for Haiti's children" is based on comprehensive action on food safety at schools in the rural area of Fond Verrettes in Haiti. It involves training in nutrition and hygiene for the school children, their families, teachers and staff, the setting-up of a vegetable garden and a chicken farm, Read More
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    At the corner of an alley, visitors to Expo Milano 2015 will be surprised to discover some spherical pavilions, a construction model that can be found in the world exhibitions of the last 50 years. These bubble pavilions are an invention of Buckminster Fuller, (1895-1983) an American mathematician and philosopher who proposed a new concept for human habitation in the 50's : "The geodesic dome", which remains a classic of world's fairs' architecture. These spheres are composed of identical equilateral triangles which provide a very high-rigidity structure for a minimum of materials used. In the 50's, Fuller began working with Roberto Read More
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    Some are blond, black, red, white, etc. Some are with or without alcohol. No matter the type, beers stand for sharing, meetings and dialogues. On the occasion of the official opening of the Beer Festival in Munich, Expo 2015 Milan invited its guests to enjoy the Beer Day. A series of events, activities, shows, meetings are organised around this topic. Many countries participating in Expo 2015, notably Germany, Belgium, Austria, Chile, Monaco, Slovenia and Hungary actively contribute to the visibility of this event, offering and presenting special events and highlights all along the day. As a traditional and ancestral beverage Read More
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    Kenya, with its long and deeply routed history in running, decided to crown the Kenya week celebrations with two major events: Kenya Expo Run and a Cultural Day. For one afternoon, the Decumano, on the EXPO 2015 site was turned into a running track. Representatives from Expo 2015, Kenyan champions, Italian athletes and visitors, all took part in this first marathon organised in an Expo. The Kenya Expo Run incarnates the spirit of solidarity; indeed the pursuit of health and well-being is not an individual endeavour. Thomas Lokomwa, winner of the 2014 and 2015 Stramilano, Paul Tergat, marathon Champion, winner Read More
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    The Kenya Week takes place from September 8th to September 12th in Milan. Within the framework of Kenya's participation in the World Exposition Milan 2015, the "Land of unlimited possibilities" is organising a series of events and initiatives on the Expo site and in the City of Milan. In the context of its already active participation in the Coffee Cluster in Expo 2015 Milan, Kenya, with the celebration of the Kenya Week takes a step further towards the branding of the Nation via the promotion of tourism and the development of investments and trade opportunities. On September 8th, Kenya celebrates Read More
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