EXPO 2016 ANTALYA - FLOWERS & CHILDREN
EXPO 2016 is hold in Antalya Turkey between 23rd of April 2016 and 30th of October 2016.
The opening of EXPO 2016 will be held on 22nd of April.
The basic theme of the EXPO is Flowers and Children which have developed into “Cultivating a Green Life for Future Generations”. Sub themes of the exhibition are history, biodiversity, sustainability and green cities.
The slogan of the EXPO is “A Green Life for the Future Generations”.
The exhibition will be hold in a 112 hectare site in Aksu area in Antalya.
There are many different kinds of garden areas in EXPO:
- Plant sculptures area
- Ottoman Garden
- EXPO Hill
- Geophyte Plants Garden
- EXPO Greenhouse
- Aquatic Plants Garden
- Medical and Aromatic Plants Garden
- Fertile Crescent’s Crop and Flowers
- Turkey’s Racetrack of Biodiversity
- Cactus and Succulent Plants Garden
In these different garden areas there are gardens from many different countries.
In addition, there are for example EXPO Tower, Turkey’s first Agriculture and Biodiversity Museum, Congress center with a capacity of 6500 people, 2 amphitheatres for 5000 and 800 people, Kids Island, Children’s Science and Technology Center and Park area for families. On top of this there are EXPO Lake, terrace with the shape of EXPO 2016 symbol Peony, Expo Hill and Forest, Culture and Art Street and many different kind of traditional restaurants.
It is anticipated that around 8 million local and foreign visitors will visit the EXPO inside the 6 months period.