Italian post issued a postage stamp featuring mascot of Expo Milano 2015, the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy, will host from May 1 to October 31, 2015.
The stamps depicts the logo of the event and the legend “EXPO MILANO 2015” along with the eye catching mascot.
Milan is hosting the exposition for the second time, the first being the Milan International of 1906. The theme choosen for Expo Milano 2015 is Feeding the planet, energy for life.
The theme focuses on how technology, innovation, culture, traditions and creativity relates to food and diet.
Expo Milano 2015 will talk about the problems of nutrition and the resources of our planet. The idea is to open up a dialogue between international players, and to exchange views on these major challenges which impact everyone.
Over the period of six months, Milan will become a global showcase with more than 140 participating countries showcasing the best of their technology that offers a concrete answer to a vital need: being able to guarantee healthy, safe and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium.
In addition to the exhibitor nations, the Expo also involves international organizations, and expects to welcome over 20 million visitors to its 1.1 million square meters of exhibition area.
There are four theme pavilions at Expo Milano 2015.
– The Pavilion Zero is the large hall that presents the theme in it’s entirety.
– The Children’s Park provides an area for the little ones – and a place of respite.
– The Biodiversity park is also a place of respite, but it’s also a living laboratory.
– Arts & Foods Pavilion, located at the Triennale di Milano near the Cadorna Metro Station.
Expo Milano 2015 is a thrilling trip with every pavilion offering a journey through the culture, perfumes, colors and traditions of its people.
Title: Expo Milano 2015
Date of Issue: 3 July 2015
Denominations: € 0.80
Source: Italy post