Expo Blog

The Expo Blog is a space for posts on the history, themes, legacies and experience of Expos. It includes articles from the BIE and external contributors.

International Museum Day: “See the world” at the World Expo Museum

International Museum Day: “See the world” at the World Expo Museum

On the occasion of International Museum Day on 18 May, and coinciding with the 10th anniversary of Expo 2010 Shanghai, the World Expo Museum (WEM) has released "See the world", a series of miniature-films recounting some of the most memorable World Expos in history.

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5 things you might not know about Expo 1855 Paris

5 things you might not know about Expo 1855 Paris

165 years ago today, France opened the gates to Expo 1855 Paris, the first World Expo to take place in the country and the second ever, after the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. Here are some interesting facts about this singular event:

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Expo memories abound as the World Expo Museum turns three

Expo memories abound as the World Expo Museum turns three

Having been inaugurated on 1 May 2017, the World Expo Museum (WEM) in Shanghai is now three years old, and is today more than ever a hub for exploring and celebrating Expo memories.

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5 things you might not know about Expo 2015 Milan

5 things you might not know about Expo 2015 Milan

5 years ago today, Expo 2015 Milan invited visitors to learn about and engage in the theme of “Feeding the Planet, Energy of life”. Here are few facts about the most recent World Expo:

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5 things you might not know about Expo 2010 Shanghai

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A decade ago today, World Expo 2010 Shanghai opened its gates to the public, embarking tens of millions of visitors on a six-month journey into the theme “Better City, Better Life”. Here are a few interesting facts about this truly groundbreaking World Expo:

 

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