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EXPO-sed

all photos by Marco BadianiSo, what’s Expo all about? The message we’ve been given is clear: Expo Milano 2015 is the world’s newest temporary theme park. Which means that it must attract and entertain. I decided to visit, so it succeeded in attracting me (

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Expo Milano 2015 with Starhotels

  If you’re planning to visit Milan for Expo 2015, why not take advantage of a package that includes comfortable accommodation and tickets?   Starhotels offers the Expo Package with ...

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Tuscany wows the world

The May 1 opening celebrations for the Universal Fair in Milan were the official welcome for the millions expected to visit the city and Italy over the next six months. ...

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An urban wine garden in Milan

If you’re a wine and cookbook lover, and you’re visiting Milan for business, pleasure or a combination of the two during #Expo2015, unwind with a glass of something special at the Milano Wine Garden.   The frescoed 15th-century Oratorio della Passione in piazza Sant’

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Jellyfish on the Arno

Watch out, Florentines: there’s a jellyfish on the banks of the Arno near the San Niccolò bridge. But this sea creature won’t sting. It’s the Jellyfish Barge—a ‘floating, self-sufficient cultivation module,’ according to its creators at Florence-based

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The power of pavilions

The Eiffel Tower. The Seattle Space Needle. Seville’s Puente del Alamillo. These and other structures built for World’s Fairs are among the most iconic on the planet. The Universal Exposition has long been a place for architects to display their boldest ideas, play with cutting-edge

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A taste of Tuscany… In Milan

Since the world will be coming to Milan from May to October for the Universal Fair, why not take Tuscany there to meet it? Regional officials recently announced that the Tuscan Region will make the most of this rare opportunity to showcase il buon vivere toscano—particularly the region&

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I_Dome for Expo 2015

The city of Florence is gearing up for next year?s Universal Exhibition in Milan with a host of events and special projects aimed at attracting some of the 20 million visitors the international fair is expected to draw from May to October. The centerpiece of the city?s promotional

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You are what you eat

With food and nutrition a major theme of next year?s Universal Exposition in Milan, The Florentine is running a series of articles related to a variety of issues surrounding food, including sustainability and biodiversity, food security, transparency and safety, science and technology in the food supply chain and consumption

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Art at its heart

Italy counts more masterworks and UNESCO World Heritage sites than any other country in the world, so what would next year?s Universal Exposition in Milan be if it didn?t have art at its heart? Organisers of Expo 2015, the international fair that runs May 1 to October 31

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See Milan in NYC

A new crowdfunding campaign has brought for the first time a selection of original artworks from Milan's 600-year-old cathedral across the Atlantic. Hosted at Eataly, the Italian speciality food store in Manhattan, the exhibition, entitled Eataly per Duomo, features a collection of pinnacles, gargoyles and statues that

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Food for the future

Italy?s business capital is gearing up to host the Universal Exhibition (Expo) fair in 2015, running from May 1 to October 31. Under the central theme, Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life, the Milan Expo in 2015 (@ExpoMilan2015) is expected to draw some 20 million visitors according to organizers,

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Expo 2015 logo announced

The logo for Expo 2015 has been revealed.A three-colour "sprout" represents the idea of growth and confidence in the future and young people. It represents "the whole of Italy in its many forms," commented Diana Bracco, President of Expo 2015 Spa. "It is a youthful and fresh logo,

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