The official opening ceremony of the EXPO 2016

antalya-expoWorld Botanical Exhibition EXPO 2016 is considered to be the largest attendance event after the Olympics and World Championships, the first time in its 160-year history to be held in Turkey.

Today , May 22, was held the official opening of the exhibition with the participation of senior officials and invited guests. And on April 23, at Children’s day, EXPO 2016 will open its doors to all comers.

EXPO 2016 is organized under the patronage of the president of the Turkish administration. Exhibits covered an area of 112 hectares in the district of Turkish province Antalya Aksu. The theme of EXPO 2016 selected the words “flowers and child” and the slogan – “Green Earth for future generation”.
The exhibition opens chances for Turkey to showcase to the all world historical and cultural wealth of the country, biodiversity, argiculture and economic power. During the 6 months on the exhibition will be various concerts, dance shows, musicals, theatrical performances, scientific congresses and symposia and many others events. Its expected that the exhibition will be visited by 8 millions people.

The exhibition will last six months, the entrance will be open from 10.00 a.m. till 02.00 p.m.