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EXPO 2015 opened in Milan

02/05/2015

The greatest Expo Universal Exposition was opened on May 1, 2015 in Milan, Italy and will last until October 31, 2015. The theme of Expo Milan 2015 is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. More than 140 countries, three international organizations and one NGO participate on the exhibition.

Montenegrin pavilion was designed by the famous architect Mr. Marko Brajovic. Apart from him, the hosts of our pavilion were Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Vujica Lazovic, Ambassador H.E. Mr. Antun Sbutega and national commissioner and Vice president of the Chamber of Economy of Montenegro Mr. Ivan Saveljic.

Montenegro has been recognized not only as part of the geographic, but historical and socio-cultural heritage of the Mediterranean as well which connects three continents: Europe, Africa and Asia.  During the exhibition various meetings will be organized, which is expected to contribute to the recognition of Montenegro as a destination with great potential for investment in tourism, agriculture and other sectors. This year Montenegro is represented within the Bio-Mediterranean cluster, which also includes Albania, Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Serbia and Tunis.

Montenegro’s national day at EXPO 2015 is scheduled for 21 May, and will be marked by a performance of the Montenegrin artist Mr. Milos Karadaglic, a world famous classical guitarist and traditional Montenegrin music in a new and modern way. Various events and manifestations will be organized every day in the next six month.

Montenegro participates in the Expo Universal Exposition for the third time (the first time in Liege in 1905 and the second time in Shanghai in 2010). EXPO is the world universal exhibition, which is held every five years. The first EXPO was held in London in 1851 and the last one in 2010 in Shanghai. EXPO presents a platform which provides opportunities for dialogue between the state and the institutions on global issues. It represents the most prestigious event where all the nations of the world demonstrate their latest scientific and technical, technological and economic achievements.