Japan World Exposition - Osaka 1970 - Expo'70

Human progress and harmony

March 15, 1970 - September 13, 1970


* Official name: Nippon Bankoku Hakurankai Japan World Exposition (Expo 70)
* Category: Special Exhibition
* Theme: Human progress in harmony
- Towards a greater joy of living
- For a better use of nature
- For a better organisation of life
- For a better understanding of each other
* Inauguration on 14 March, 11 a.m.
* Duration: 15 March - 13 September 1970 (181 days)
* Geographical location: Senri Hill near Osaka
* Area: 330 hectares of which 228 hectares are exhibition area, 186 hectares for foreign exhibitors
* Organisers: The Japan Association for the 1970 World Exposition
* President: Taizo Ishizaka
* Participants invited: 126 countries and 21 international organisations,
* Participants: 77 countries, four international organisations, 32 Japanese companies and public institutions, and 10 pavilions representing provinces and cities, a total of 1040 exhibitors
* Pavilions: 32 Japanese pavilions and 84 foreign pavilions
* Visitors: 64,218,770, including 62,515,770 Japanese and 1.7 million foreigners; 835,832 visitors on September 5
* Entrance fee: 800 Yen
* Construction cost: 36,891,240,784 Yen
* Operating cost: 52,219,664,871 Yen
* Profit: 19,439,402,017 Yen
* Classification: 9 sections, 56 groups, 320 classes