Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Info about, for or on Expo Milan 2015 in Italy

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 6 August 2015)

Here are some links about, for or on Expo Milan 2015 in Italy:

    • EXPO MILANO 2015 – "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" – "YOUR JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD" – "" – Dates:1 May - 31 October 2015 Location: Fiera Milano, Milan Source: web site – In English, French, Italian
      • Learn More About Expo Milano 2015 - "Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy, will host from May 1 to October 31, 2015. Over this six-month period, Milan will become a global showcase where more than 140 participating countries will show the best of their technology that offers a concrete answer to a vital need: being able to guarantee healthy, safe and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium. In addition to the exhibitor nations, the Expo also involves international organizations, and expects to welcome over 20 million visitors to its 1.1 million square meters of exhibition area."
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      • Participants - "Countries | International Organizations | Civil Society Organizations | Corporate"
      • News - "Read the Expo Milano 2015 News"
      • Events - "The program of events. We look forward to seeing you at Expo Milano 2015!"
      • Partners - "Expo Milano 2015 offers a unique business opportunity. The support of the business community is paramount, not only during the preparation phase but also during the six months that the exhibition takes place."
      • Projects - "The Projects of Expo Milano 2015"
        • WE-Women for Expo - "is an Expo Milano 2015 project in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Arnoldo and Alberto Mondadori Foundation."
        • Short Food Movie - "A project organized by Fondazione Cinema per Roma and Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, the Short Food Movie - Feed your Mind, Film your Planet initiative invites people from all over the world to interpret the Expo themes of nutrition and sustainability by creating a short video, of between 30 seconds and one minute in length."
        • Laboratorio Expo - "is an Expo Milano 2015 project created in collaboration with the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Foundation, and curated by Salvatore Veca."
        • Feeding Knowledge and the Best Practices - "is the Expo Milano 2015 program for cooperation in research and innovation on Food Security, developed in association with the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (IAMB/CIHEAM) and Milan Polytechnic. "
        • Childrenshare, children and sharing - "is a cultural initiative dedicated to children and designed by Expo Milano 2015 in collaboration with Fondazione MUBA Museo dei Bambini Milano: six months of recreational and educational activities that will take place at the Rotonda di via Besana, in the city centre, a special space ready to welcome all the children of the world!"
        • School Project - "This educational project is aimed at schools in Italy and elsewhere, and has been developed in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Education, local universities, research institutes, and the Italian Pavilion at Expo."
        • E015 - "is the outcome of the ICT strategic project for Expo Milano 2015, and is a collaboration between Expo 2015 SpA and the local business community. The latter is represented by Confindustria, the Milan Chamber of Commerce, Confcommercio, Assolombarda and the Unione del Commercio, with the technical and scientific support of CEFRIEL – Milan Polytechnic."
        • Volunteers Program - "he responsibilities of Expo 2015 S.p.A., the organizer of Expo Milano 2015, include that of involving local residents and ensuring their active participation in the event, not least via volunteer activities.Individual citizens and voluntary associations are the protagonists of the expo’s Volunteer Program."
        • Made of Italians - "For Italians residing abroad, and foreign citizens of Italian origin, Italy will no longer be just a memory or an image of a distant place known only through family narratives, thanks to Expo Milano 2015."
        • WAME & Expo2015 - "(World Access to Modern Energy)* is an initiative at Expo Milano 2015 designed to increase public awareness of a problem, that of exclusion from access to electricity by a large part of the world’s population."
        • Aquae Venezia 2015 - "is an exhibition and international conference addressing the subject of water. Organized under the patronage of Expo Milano 2015, the event is taking place in Venice."
        • Milan Center for Food Law and Policy - "With the permanent Milan Center for Food Law and Policy, Milan aspires to remain a global benchmark for the right to food even after the end of the Universal Exhibition. The institution was founded in February 2014 through a protocol of understanding between Expo Milan 2015 , the Chamber of Commerce of Milan , the City of Milan and the Lombardy Region and is chaired by Livia Pomodoro."
        • Slow Food - "A substantial part of the work and one of the most important insights of Slow Food has always been the protection of domestic biodiversity. There are a number of projects underway, such as the construction of 10,000 gardens in Africa, the Ark of Taste that is working on the identification of items at risk of disappearing and the Presidia that protect small farming communities and their products."
        • Expo and Regions - "is an initiative designed to allow discovery of the excellence of Italian produce up close. It is a journey to discover the places of production, the culture and landscape, traditions and Italian hospitality. It is the story of the ties between each local product and its territory: history, art and lifestyle. It is a catalogue of over 80 local quality products, allowing you to discover the beauty and flavours of the various Italian regions." 
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    • Expo 2015 and the art, what to see – "The Expo, as well as food, design and architecture, is characterized by the opportunity to see, during the visit, many artworks. Here there are the ones not to be missed and where they are situated in the Expo spaces:" – 13 July 2015 – Cafelab – Source: Found in Category: Expo 2015 – "Expo 2015 Milano: the world event that unites all nations around a single theme, where everyone conveys its traditions and innovation" – on EXPOMILANODESIGN – ""
    • Milan Expo 2015: What It Is, Why You Should Go & How To Get There – "This May all eyes are on Milan, Italy’s often overlooked northern city, for the 2015 World Expo. Returning to Milan for the first time since 1906, the six month long Milan Expo 2015 (from May 1 to October 31) will feature 130 countries and 53 national pavilions. More than 8 million tickets have already been sold, making Milan the number one place to visit in 2015 according to the New York Times and giving YOU great reason to visit Milan too!" – February 16, 2015 – By Gina Mussio – "About Us: Blog " – Source: Found in the WALKS OF ITALY  Blog  – "Free Italy travel tips, advice, news, updates, and ideas for any vacation to Bella Italia!" on WALKS OF ITALY – "TAKE WALKS WITH FRIENDS." – "With small groups on all our tours, you're in for a much more friendly experience" – "ABOUT"
    • Milano Expo 2015 | some notes + tips – I've been hearing reviews of the Milano EXPO (a.k.a. World’s Fair) from friends and the reviews have been all over the map. People loved it, people hated it. Truth is, just like everyone has different styles of traveling- people expect different things from a huge event like the EXPO. – May 24, 2015 – blogger: Heather – Source: Café Carlson – "this delicious {expat} life" 
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      • Participants – "" – Source: EXPO MILANO 2015 – "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" – "YOUR JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD" –  In English, French, Italian
        • Countries – ". . .Participating Countries have had the opportunity either to build their own exhibition space (the Self-Built Pavilions), or to exhibit inside one of the nine Thematic Clusters. The Expo Milano 2015 exhibition site has thus been transformed into a mosaic of countries committed to creating awareness of a theme that is of critical importance for future generations. Expo Milano 2015: 184 unique days of culture and science, innovation and tradition, sustainability and solidarity where visitors can find over one hundred national cuisines each with their own tastes, aromas, and colors. Below is a preview of the countries that have signed up to Expo Milano 2015, the theme of their exhibit. "
        • International Organizations – ". . . The International Organizations, along with Expo Milano 2015 and the other participants, will dedicate their wealth of expertise and best practices to create activities and events, both before and during the Exposition, to help focus visitors’ attention on these key issues."
        • Civil Society Organizations – "The Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) are set to play a leading role at Expo Milano 2015. Which is not surprising. For, it would be impossible to cover a theme so central to the future of mankind as Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life without the participation and contribution of that “aggregate of non-governmental organizations and institutions that manifest the interests and will of citizens. . ."
        • Corporate – "The involvement of the corporate world with Expo Milano 2015 is of major importance for the event’s success. A Universal Exposition looking towards the future and towards technological innovation would not be effective without the active involvement of business, which is the driving force behind much research and development. . ."
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      • SLOW FOOD – "Slow Food’s space at Expo Milano 2015 is structured precisely to focus on the issue of biodiversity. In fact it illustrates how Feeding the planet is only possible by starting from biodiversity, and preserving it for future generations. To speak of biodiversity, means to adopt a holistic approach, in talking about sustainable agriculture and access to food that is good, clean and fair for all." – "" – Source: – "" – In English, French, Italian
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    • Cheat Sheet to the Next World’s Fair: Expo Milano 2015 – "Everywhere you turn in Milan right now, the city is sprucing up for Expo 2015, the latest World’s Fair, which will attract more than 10 million visitors from around the globe, including five million Americans. Yahoo Travel was among the first U.S. media outlets to meet with organizers and go behind the scenes at this massive cultural event, which combines fashion, design, and — in a major way — food." – May 1, 2015 Melinda Crow Source: YAHOO TRAVEL – "Cruise | Eat | Adventure | Road Trip | Romance | Snapshot | Family | More"
    • Milan Expo 2015: Where to Eat, Play and Stay – "Aside from a lovely cathedral and one of the most famous frescoes on Earth, Milan is mostly known for being Italy’s banking and fashion capital, a business-centric city where travelers spend little to no time as tourists. That’s all going to change this year, however, when Milan Expo 2015 draws millions of visitors from all over the globe for six straight months, from May to October. If you plan to be one of those visitors, TPG Contributor Jessica Spiegel of Italy Explained offers you this guide to Milan during Expo 2015." – April 10, 2015 – By Jessica Spiegel – "About" – Source: The Points Guy AKA TPG – "MAXIMIZE YOUR TRAVEL" 
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      • Discover Expo Milano 2015 – "Discover history and values ​​of the Universal Expositions, its Participants and the exhibition spaces of Expo Milano 2015, the Event theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life, the Visitor Experience and the Expo Site, the message and the legacy that the event will give to Milan, Italy and the world." – Published on Mar 17, 2014 – EXPO MILANO 2015 WORLD’S FAIR
        • Expo Milano 2015. Your journey around the world 60'' – "Expo Milano 2015 steps into the spotlight in this, the third phase of the communication campaign, entitled "Your journey around the world". Airing from April 5, this TV commercial makes a visit to the Exhibition Site become a real voyage of discovery of the planet’s myriad cultures." – Published on Apr 5, 2015 
      • EXPO MILAN 2015 Part I (people and pavilions) – "EXPO MILANO 2015 WORLD’S FAIR Expo Milano 2015 will be the first Exposition in history to be remembered not only for its products but also for its contribution to education on food and the planet's precious resources. Visitors will experience a unique journey that looks at the complex theme of nutrition. They will have the possibility to take a trip around the world, sampling the food and traditions of people from all over the globe." – Published on May 8, 2015 – MODEYES 
        • EXPO MILAN 2015 Part II (pavilions and EXPO by night) – "Expo Milano 2015 will be the first Exposition in history to be remembered not only for its products but also for its contribution to education on food and the planet's precious resources. Visitors will experience a unique journey that looks at the complex theme of nutrition. They will have the possibility to take a trip around the world, sampling the food and traditions of people from all over the globe." – Published on May 8, 2015
      • German Pavilion Expo Milano 2015 - promotional video (English) – Theme: “Fields of Ideas”: The German Pavilion at the Expo Milano 2015 will present new and surprising solution ideas from Germany for the food of the future true to the Expo theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. The motto of the German Pavilion is “Be active” – Published on Feb 20, 2015 – expo2015germany – In German with captions in English 
      • The German Expo Pavilion | Made in Germany – "Will there be enough food for a population projected to reach 10 billion by 2050? Expo Milano 2015 will try to answer the question when it opens on May 1. The exposition grounds are still a construction site, and Germany's pavilion isn't quite finished. It will focus on sustainability, including from a bee's point of view." – Published on Apr 29, 2015 – DW (English) – In German with an English audio translation  
        • Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy | Euromaxx – "Welcome to the new Milan. The gray, industrial metropolis is turning into a greener, environment-conscious city. Fittingly, the Expo's motto this year is "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". German landscape architect Andreas Kipar shows just how his adopted home is going green." – Published on Apr 2, 2015 – DW (English)
      • Islamic Republic of Iran Pavilion - Expo Milano 2015 – Theme: "Global Sofreh, Iranian Culture" – "Inside the pavilion of Iran. In my opinion one of the finest of the entire expo." – Published on May 16, 2015 – Aa Wu  
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      • ITALIAN PAVILION EXPO MILANO 2015 – Theme: "The Nursery of Italy" – Published on Apr 25, 2013 – Miralles Tagliabue EMBT – In Italian Only
      • Japan Pavillion - Milano Expo 2015 – "(Padiglione Giappone)" – Theme: "Harmonious Diversity" – Published on May 9, 2015 – Filippo Bracco – In Japanese. Italian, English with,  Italian,  Japanese  
      • UAE [United Arab Emirates] Pavilion Milan Expo 2015 – Theme: "Food for Thought – Shaping and Sharing the Future" – Published on  Jan 16, 2014 – Foster + Partners – 
      • The UK at Milan Expo 2015: UK Pavilion opening and Food & Drink GREAT Week  – "The UK’s participation theme for Milan Expo 2015 is Grown in Britain & Northern Ireland, led by UKTI with support from seven HM Government Departments. The Grown in Britain & Northern Ireland global campaign will promote UK capabilities in areas such as creative industries, food and drink, international development, life sciences, technology, agricultural technology and healthcare. See this video for highlights on why the UK is a hive of innovation and creativity." – Published on May 18, 2015 – UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) – ""
      • USA Pavilion at Expo Milano Top 5 Must Sees – "We're sad to see our Wave 1 of Student Ambassadors leave. During their time at the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015, they met with top U.S. officials and industry leaders working at the forefront of innovative solutions central to the them of Expo, "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life." Here, a video by Julio Obscura, Student Ambassador at the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015, with the Top 5 Must-See features at the pavilion." – Theme: "American Food 2.0: United to Feed the Planet" – Published on Jul 31, 2015 – USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015  
        • Opening Day at the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 – "" – Published on May 6, 2015
        • USA Pavilion National Day at Expo Milano – "We had a blast celebrating the 4th of July at the USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 this past weekend. Relive the highlights from our national day at Expo 2015 Milano! And don't forget to read more on the day's festivities on our blog here ( and here (" – Published on Jul 13, 2015
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