Expo 2005 World Exposition - Aichi 2005

Wisdom and nature

March 25, 2005 - September 25, 2005


The Aichi International Exhibition is the first exhibition to be fully oriented towards the resolution adopted by the BIE in 1994, which is: "A reflection of the paramount importance for humanity of respect for nature and the environment".
nature and the environment". Thus it was the medium for the countries present to communicate about global issues.

This second Japanese exhibition brought together 121 nations on 173 hectares spread over the town of Nagakute and the cities of Seto and Toyota in Aichi Prefecture.

For the first time since the Brussels World Expo of 1958, prizes were awarded to the pavilions.

This exhibition was intended to be ecological and clean by using renewable energy means of transport and by opting for the use of waste separation of 9 different types.

15 million visitors were expected, but this figure was largely exceeded and reached 22 million people, which reflects the success of this exhibition as well as the interest of visitors in world problems.