Expo 2015

Albero della vita (Tree of Life)
Expo 2015 bid logo
Expo 2015 logo in Corso Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan
Expo gate in Piazza Castello
Expo passport
An Etihad Airbus A330 aircraft, A6-EYH, in Expo 2015 and Alitalia livery
Protest in Milan on the exposition's first day
Czech Republic
Holy See
South Korea
United Kingdom
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World Expo hosted by Milan, Italy.

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City in northern Italy, capital of Lombardy, and the second-most populous city proper in Italy after Rome.

Roman ruins in Milan: the Columns of San Lorenzo
The remains of the Milan amphitheatre, which can be found inside the archaeological park of the Antiquarium in Milan
The biscione eating a child on the Visconti coat of arms
The Medieval Porta Ticinese (1100), is one of the three medieval gates of the city that still exist in the modern Milan.
The late 16th-century city encircled by the Spanish walls
Milan during the plague of 1630: plague carts carry the dead for burial.
Ceremonial reception of Russian Field Marshal Alexander Suvorov in Milan, April 1799
Popular print depicting the "Five Days" uprising against Austrian rule.
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II destroyed by Allied bombings, 1943
Piazza Castello during Expo 2015
Satellite picture of Milan
Navigli by night
Palazzo Marino, Milan City Hall
Giuseppe Sala, mayor since 2016
The city's nine boroughs
Palazzo Lombardia, headquarters of the regional government of Lombardy
Milan Cathedral is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world
Torre del Filarete of Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco), a historic medieval fortress.
The Royal Palace of Milan
Royal Villa of Milan, one of the finest examples of Neoclassical architecture in Lombardy
Art Deco Central railway station, the 8th busiest in Europe, opened in 1931
The Cimitero Monumentale, it is noted for the abundance of artistic tombs and monuments.
The Arch of the Peace, 1807
Sempione Park and the Arch of Peace
Santa Maria delle Grazie, 1497
St. Ambrose Basilica dates back from AD 379–386
The skyscrapers of Porta Nuova business district
Biblioteca Ambrosiana
Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper, together with the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Museo del Novecento displays the world's largest collection of Futurist art.
The Pinacoteca di Brera
The Triennale design and art museum
The San Carlo al Corso
Founded in 1778, La Scala is the world's most famous opera house.
The Teatro dei Filodrammatici
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the city's largest shopping centres.
Monument to Alessandro Manzoni
Risotto alla Milanese
Cotoletta alla Milanese
San Siro Stadium, home of A.C. Milan and Inter Milan, has a capacity of 80,000. It is Italy's biggest stadium.
Mediolanum Forum, home of Olimpia Milano
The Monza Formula One circuit is located near the city, inside a suburban park.
The University of Milan headquarters
Bocconi University is a leading institution for economics, management and related disciplines in Europe.
University of Milan Bicocca, the city's newest university, ranks as the 82nd best young college on over 300 institutions in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Sharen'go cars in Piazza Duca d'Aosta
Milan Metro is Italy's longest rapid transit system.
Milano Centrale railway station
Typical trams operated by ATM
Malpensa Airport

It hosted the Universal Exposition in 1906 and 2015.

World's fair

Expo, is a large international exhibition designed to showcase the achievements of nations.

Poster advertising the Brussels International Exposition in 1897
Replica of the Gokstad Viking ship at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair
Palace of the railways and great connections at the International Exhibition of Hydropower and Tourism in 1925
Exposition universelle in Paris, 1867
The Yerkes Great refractor mounted at the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago
Ice Follies at the Seattle 1962 World's Fair
1992 Expo in Seville, Spain
Expo tower for the Osaka 1970 World Expo in Japan
Expo 2000 brickwork, for the World Expo in Hannover, Germany in the year 2000.
ASIMO at Expo 2005 in Japan.
Panoramic view of Expo 2012 Yeosu, in South Korea
The Space Needle and Monorail depicted on this 1962 stamp
Seattle – World's Fair sign at 47th and Aurora, 1962
The Unisphere, from the 1964 World's Fair in New York City, USA in the early 21st century
View of 1982 fairgrounds, with the Sunsphere
The China pavilion at the Expo 2010; repurposed as a museum.
Poster for the 1900 expo

World Expo 2015 was held in Milan, Italy, from 1 May to 31 October 2015.

Bureau International des Expositions

Intergovernmental organization created to supervise international exhibitions (also known as expos or world expos) falling under the jurisdiction of the Convention Relating to International Exhibitions.

The withdrawal of the United States from the BIE had a limited impact on the BIE and on the participation of the United States in International Exhibitions: the country hosted pavilions at World Expo 2005 in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China, Specialised Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea, and World Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy.

Rho, Lombardy

Town and comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 14 km northwest of Milan.

In a close area took place the Expo 2015.


National public broadcasting company of Italy, owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Rai Radio logo (September 2017)
The Erberto Carboni logo used from 3 January 1954 to 1983.
Rai logo from 3 October 1983 to 26 September 1988 (Studio ARA).
The Giorgio Macchi redesign used from 26 September 1988 to 30 September 2000.
The "butterfly" logo used from 1 October 2000 to 17 May 2010 (Società AReA).
Rai logo from 18 May 2010 to 11 September 2016 (Società FrameByFrame).
Current variation of the logo introduced on 12 September 2016.

Rai Expo: supporting and making the public aware of the Expo 2015 event in Milan


Italian multinational manufacturer and distributor of electricity and gas.

The hydroelectric power station of Rocchetta a Volturno
Enel logo (1963–1982)
Enel advert "For a better and more economical use of energy" during the years of the energy crisis (1976–1977)
Enel's new logo presented 26 January 2016

Enel took part in Expo 2015 in Milan as an Official Global Partner.


Airline which was once the flag carrier and largest airline of Italy.

Alitalia Savoia-Marchetti SM.95 at Manchester in 1948
Alitalia Douglas DC-8 at London Heathrow Airport in August 1960
President George W. Bush walks the red carpet with Pope Benedict XVI. (2008)
Alitalia adopted a new logo in 2005. It was designed by Saatchi & Saatchi. This version was updated again in 2015.
Alitalia Boeing 777-200ER at Ezeiza Airport, Argentina, during a severe thunderstorm. (2006)
Alitalia McDonnell Douglas MD-82 landing at London Heathrow Airport, England. (2007)
An Alitalia Cargo MD-11 in 2008
An Alitalia Airbus A319-100
An Alitalia Airbus A320-200
An Alitalia Airbus A321-100
An Alitalia Airbus A330-200
An Alitalia Boeing 777-300ER
An Alitalia A320-200, registered as EI-DSW, in the Jeep Renegade livery.
Alitalia's check-in area in Florence Airport.
An Alitalia A320-200, registered as EI-EIB, which was involved on 29 September 2013 incident.
Alitalia McDonnell Douglas DC-9 in the 1957 livery
Alitalia Boeing 747 in the 1969 livery
Alitalia Boeing 777 in the 2005 livery
Alitalia Airbus A320 in the final livery design

In October 2014, an Airbus A330-200 (EI-EJM) was painted in a special livery, in cooperation with its partner Etihad Airways, dedicated to Expo 2015. This plane is now wearing Alitalia-SAI livery.

Stefano Boeri

Italian architect and urban planner, and a founding partner of Stefano Boeri Architetti.

Boeri in 2009

Stefano Boeri Architetti has developed the guidelines of Milan Expo 2015 concept-masterplan, together with Richard Burdett, Jacques Herzog and William MacDonough.

Black bloc

Tactic used by protesters who wear black clothing, ski masks, scarves, sunglasses, motorcycle helmets with padding, or other face-concealing and face-protecting items.

A black bloc group participating in a march near the World Bank, in Washington, D.C. in 2009. Some black bloc protesters wear hoods, allowing their faces to be viewed, while others use such items as scarves, dark sunglasses or masks to conceal their faces as much as possible.
Demonstration in Hamburg/Germany with Black Bloc in the front rows.
Part of a black bloc in Hamburg during the G20 summit
Black bloc members spray graffiti on a wall during the Iraq War Protest in Washington D.C., on 21 March 2009.
Black bloc organizing during WTO protests
Black bloc anarchist protest in Washington D.C on J20 on a Civil war monument
Black bloc at Berkeley, California
Black bloc in Mexico City organizing protests
Anarchist black bloc organizing

A black bloc protested the opening of the universal exposition Expo 2015 in Milan.

Selex ES

Subsidiary of Finmeccanica S.p.A., active in the electronics and information technology business, based in Italy and the UK, and formed in January 2013, following Finmeccanica's decision to combine its existing SELEX Elsag and SELEX Sistemi Integrati businesses into SELEX Galileo, the immediate predecessor of Selex ES.

SELEX is a major supplier of avionics for the Eurofighter Typhoon.

Main Operating Centre (Expo 2015)