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Traveling the world at Expo Milano 2015. The most beautiful cover images

Culture / Silvia Passini - Andrea Mariani

A kaleidoscope of colors, flavors, traditions, dances, day after day, the countries participating in Expo Milano 2015 have celebrated National Days, festive occasions and the sharing of different cultures. ExpoNet, the official magazine of Expo Milano 2015, has shared many cultural insights through evocative images and original writing. Here are just some of the stunning landscapes taken from the photographs of the six months of the Universal Exhibition that illustrate natural, scenic and human riches. To travel with the mind, to be inspired, to open oneself….to the world.

Equatorial Guinea, majestic volcanoes and Afro-Hispanic culture

Culture / Giorgio Zerbinati

Equatorial Guinea is one of the smallest countries in Africa and the only one where they speak Spanish. Located in the heart of the Gulf of Guinea, it is famous for its rain forests, impressive volcanoes and the colonial Hispanic architecture of the capital Malobo. Present at Expo Milano 2015 in the Fruits and Legumes Cluster the country celebrates its National Day on Thursday, October 29.

Liberia, the African dream

Culture / Giorgio Zerbinati

Liberia is one of Africa’s most fascinating countries, founded at the beginning of the 1800s by freed slaves returning from the United States of America. Today, the country is populated partly by their descendants and partly by roughly sixteen different ethnic groups, which together comprise a richly varied cultural weave. Liberia also offers a richly varied weave of natural resources, and landscapes varying from tropical rain forests to savanna and to rich mangrove swamps. In Expo Milano 2015, Liberia will celebrate its National Day on Tuesday October 27.

Hungary, a history as long as the Danube

Culture / Redazione Expo 2015

Hungary is crossed by one of the most important rivers in Europe, the Danube, which divides it into two halves, western and eastern. On one side lies the great plain and on the other, mountainous terrain. What unites this Eastern European country is its strong identity, which has remained practically unchanged over the course of its long history.

Hungary. Water: thirst-quenching, flowing and germinating

Culture / Tommaso Perrone

October 23 is Hungary’s National Day in Expo Milano 2015. This Eastern European country has chosen to base its participation on an extremely simple, common and fundamental element: water.

Sri Lanka. Ancient civilizations and abundant nature

Culture / Giorgio Zerbinati

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, corresponding to the previous state of Ceylon, is famous for its tea plantations and spices. Cradle of ancient civilizations, it boasts a stunning archaeological heritage and an extremely rich natural biodiversity. It participates in Expo Milano 2015 from the Fruits and Legumes Cluster and will celebrate its National Day on Thursday October 22.

Sri Lanka, ancient kingdoms and mountains covered with forests

Cultura / Redazione Expo 2015

Sri Lanka is the cradle of ancient civilizations, a paradise of biodiversity and a fine example of growth and development. Famous for its tea plantations and spices, the country seeks to ensure food security through its rice fields and pastures that lie in the shade of coconut palms. Present at Expo Milano 2015 in the Fruits and Legumes Cluster, Sri Lanka celebrates its National Day on Thursday, October 22.

Greece. The cradle of civilization… unfailingly tasty

Culture / Silvia Passini

The cradle of democracy and philosophy, Greece has roots that feed deep in the earth of history. Here turquoise seas stretch out as a shining backdrop behind white island houses, and marble monuments embrace with nature in simple sunlit primeval beauty.

Greece. The beauty of art and nature

Cultura / Redazione Expo 2015

The cradle of art, philosophy and democracy, Greece unfolds in all its beauty, from its coastlines, clear waters, unforgettable landscapes and archaeological sites, which still retain the memories of a glorious past.

United Arab Emirates. A desert that’s home to big cities

Culture / Redazione Expo 2015

Bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, the United Arab Emirates is region comprised almost entirely by the desert, yet the Abu Dhabi desert contains two important oases. The coastline is home to the largest cities in the country, where the majority of the population lives.

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