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Expo 2008, Zaragoza, Spain
Expo 2008 photos
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The International Pavilions along Avenue 2008
The Spain and BIE flags
fly above the Bridge Pavilion
The Cities of Water Pavilion in the Theme Area
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Zaragoza, Spain hosted Expo 2008. It beat out Thessaloniki, Greece and Trieste, Italy for this honor. Spain previously hosted Expo '92 in Seville.

2008 marked the 100th anniversary of the Spanish-French Exposition also held in Zaragoza.

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Exclusive Video
 
 
Expo 2008's Telecabina
 
Expo 2008's Germany Pavilion
 
Japan Pavilion queue area featuring a cartoon with both Expo 2005 and Expo 2008 mascots.
 
Monaco Pavilion
 
Africa Pavilion exterior at night
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Video
 
 
Segments from Iceberg, a nightly performance on the Ebro River
 
Digital Water Pavilion
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Quick Info

opening date
14 June 2008
closing date
14 September 2008
theme
"Water and Sustainable Development"
site description
along the Ebro River
site size
25 hectares (62 acres)
participating countries
104
attendance
approx 5.5 million
status
BIE recognized
"International Exposition"
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Mascots
 
 
Fluvi
Reflecting the water theme, Fluvi, the official Expo 2008 mascot, was a clean water droplet that is part of a group of small beings called Posis.

During Expo 2008, he was joined by a friend Po who is another Posis as well as enemy Negas, who are dirty and polluted water droplets.

Fluvi was created as a result of a design competition with more than 140 candidates. The designer is Sergi López.

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Expo 2008 photos

Over 200 exclusive photos of Expo 2008 are on ExpoMuseum's Flickr site.

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Map
 
 
Expo 2008 site map
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Discussion Board
 
 
The World's Fair Community

ExpoMuseum's sister site, WorldsFairCommunity.org, maintains a discussion group about Expo 2008. Visit it here.

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Other Useful Sites
 

Aerial View of Construction Site - from official Zaragoza Expo 2008 Site

Digital Water Pavilion - a pavilion with programmable waterfall walls

Water Tower's Splash Sculpture - in Spanish, Catalan, and English

German Pavilion - official site, in Spanish, German, English, and French

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