Expo 2017 road show has reached Holland
Expo 2017 road show has reached Holland. The interactive traveling pavilion opened its doors in the port city of Rotterdam, next to the famous Erasmus Bridge. Locals’ favorite promenade place is a crossroads of the river, sea and land routes of Europe. Therefore, there are always many tourists from different countries.
CRISTINA STEFAN, MANAGER, ROMANIA:
- I came here with my friend from Kazakhstan. It’s a very interesting theme, the future of the energy. It would be nice to actually visit it but I’m counting on my friends there to let me know. Yes Kazakh people that I know here made a good advertising to the country as well, and having seen more at the exhibition here .
DIRK JAN ROLEVEN, WRITER, TRAVELER:
- I think it’s very interesting event because it’s very interesting world expo it’s going to happen in Astana. I think this event gives good impression of what we can expect when we go there. So I am very happy with it, very modern, very sophisticated. We are going to Astana to se the world Expo. My wife and I we are going together.
According to the organizers, nearly 1,000 people visited the EXPO caravan on the day of arrival in Rotterdam. About 3,000 visitors are expected to visit in three days.
MAGZHAN ILYASSOV, KAZAKH AMBASSADOR TO NETHERLANDS:
- It is a very significant event for the Netherlands because the EXPO is a famous event for the Dutch. They know about the world’s fair, and are taking part in Astana Expo 2017. Holland Day will be held at EXPO in Astana on June 22. Netherlands will present the developments of a number of research institutes and about a dozen Dutch innovative companies in the field of renewable energy, alternative energy sources, and the secondary use of natural resources.
Expo tickets are available in the traveling pavilion. Some visitors are interested in buying the tickets in advance. People are queuing for the stand to make a virtual journey to Astana Expo town and see picturesque places of Kazakhstan.
SEZEN EROL, REPRESENTATIVE OF KAZAKH DIASPORA IN AMSTERDAM:
- We came here as soon as we heard about Expo caravan in order to see how the international exhibition will look like in the summer. Virtual journey was fantastic! We have flown over Astana and Expo town in two minutes. My son Arman visited the Kazakh capital city in 2014. Our family has already been to Almaty and now we want to see the dream city Astana.
After the Netherlands, the interactive pavilion will travel to Austria and Germany. The road show's final destination is Helsinki, the Finnish capital city.