EXPO 2017: WHAT IS THE PAVILION OF ITALY?
The Italian Pavilion will surprise visitors of EXPO 2017 with the most advanced technologies and with a rich cultural program. As the Commissioner of Italian section, Stefano Ravagnan highlighted, owing to unique 360-degree panoramic shots every visitor will be able to enjoy a fascinating journey to the country’s historical and natural places. In addition, the visitors will get the necessary information through interactive and talking walls.
STEFANO RAVAGNAN, ITALIAN EXPO COMMISSIONER:
- The Italian Pavilion occupies 900 square meters and consists of four main halls. Every hall represents the Italian sites and has been given the names of prominent scientists like Leonardo da Vinci, Alessandro Volta, Enrico Fermi and Antonio Cotti who contributed to the development of mankind.
15 Italian provinces will be showcased at the expo in Astana. Every province plans to hold its own thematic week and to demonstrate the achievements. For example, Veneto is famous for Murano glass,whereas Tosca is recognized by ceramics. Lazio and the first city, Rome, will display the models of ancient ruins. In addition, the country’s regions have developed hundreds of projects aimed to obtain energy in many new ways.
STANISLAO CANTONO, COORDINATOR, ITALIAN EXPO PAVILION:
- 4,000 companies are working to obtain energy from alternative sources in Italy. Our country’s energy is already produced from water, sun and heat. We plan to learn how to receive energy from waves. You can find scientific implementations of Italian scientists in our pavilion during the exhibition.
The budget of the Italian pavilion for Astana EXPO 2017 has reached 3 million euros.