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Expo 2000, Hanover, Germany
Expo 2000 photos
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Turkey Pavilion, Hungary Pavilion,
The Eastern Site as seen
from the Holland Pavilions
The Expo Roof
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Expo 2000 was the first exposition that was permitted by the Bureau International des Exposition (BIE) to make extensive use of existing structures, namely Hanover's convention center buildings. It was also Germany's first world's fair as recognized by the BIE.
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Video
 
 
Home Movie taken at Expo 2000
 
Home Movie taken at Expo 2000
 
Expo 2000 Slide Show
 
Krafwerk's Expo 2000 Jingle
 
Theme Pavilions, Expo 2000
 
Estonia Pavilion, Expo 2000
 
Scape Exhibit/"Chill Space", Expo 2000
 
Germany Pavilion, Expo 2000
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Quick Info

opening date
01 June 2000
closing date
31 October 2000
theme
"Man, Nature, Technology"
site description
Hanover's existing convention area and adjacent land
site size

160 hectares (395 acres)

participating countries
187
attendance
18.1 million
status
BIE sanctioned
"Universal Exposition"
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Mascot
 
 
Twipsy

Twipsy, the official mascot for Expo 2000, was designed by Javier Mariscal, the same artist the designed Cobi from the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Arguably the most abstract mascot to date, he had one large oblong arm that allowed him to fly in addition to a more normal arm. He also had two shoes: one flat and one with a high heel. In Germany, he was the central character of a televised cartoon series that took place in cyberspace..

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Exclusive Photos
 
 
Expo 2000 photos

Over 250 exclusive photos of Expo 2000 are on ExpoMuseum's Flickr site.

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Map
 
 
Expo 2000 site map
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Discussion Board
 
 
The World's Fair Community

ExpoMuseum's sister site, WorldsFairCommunity.org, maintains a discussion group about Expo 2000. Visit it here.

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Other Useful Sites
 

Expo 2000 - Expo 2000's web site

Expo Park - 2000 legacy site, in German

Expo 2000 - retrospective site, in French

Expo2000-portal.de - in German

Japan Pavilion - From Designboom.com

Health Futures Pavilion - from HimalAsia

George Takei's Review of Expo 2000

Expo 2000 photos - from Monika and Andreas

Expo 2000 photos - from Rupert Schuderer Bergtoursammlung

Expo 2000 photos - from Museum Notes by Glenn Loney

Expo 2000 photos - from Frank Boller

Expogrund - legacy site

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