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Expo 2015

Ambassador says in speaking of the past we work for the future

Italy and Israel united by archaeology, Ambassador Gilon says at Milan Expo

"When we speak of archaeology, we find our common roots, and, at the same time, we collaborate for our future," said Israeli Ambassador to Italy Naor Gilon at the bilateral Italian-Israeli symposium on archaeology and agriculture, held at the Israel Pavili...

World's fair has attracted 58 heads of State, government

Over 20 million to visit Milan Expo, Sala says

The Milan Expo 2015 world's fair will attract 20 million visitors overall, and could even exceed that number, Expo Commissioner Giuseppe Sala has said.

Roman aqueducts in service of feeding the planet

Ancient and modern technologies meet in Israel Milan Expo pavilion

Italian and Israeli archaeologists gathered at Expo on Thursday to look at how ancient technology such as that used in Roman aqueducts might be used in the service of feeding the planet.

Queen of Spain to return Oct 16 for Milan Charter presentation

Over 60 heads of state/govt visit Milan Expo in 6 months

Some 58 heads of state and of government have visited Expo since its opening in May, general manager participants Stefano Gatti said Thursday. The number will have topped 60 by the close of the World's Fair at the end of this month, he added.

Iconic Made in Italy product celebrated in music and readings

Expo celebrates iconic San Daniele ham

On Thursday the Intesa SanPaolo pavilion at Expo will host a tribute to San Daniele ham with a programme of music, readings and song dedicated to the trademark Made in Italy product.

Professionals needed in move towards data economy

Demand for data experts to rise 240%, EIT Digital tells Expo

The demand for data scientists and data analysts is set to grow by 240% in the next few years in the move towards an increasingly data-driven economy, according to a conference on Big Data organised by EIT Digital at the EU pavilion at Expo on Wednesday.

Brussels-based Belgian Beer Project 'locomotive' for local area

Babylone beer made from recycled bread presented at Milan Expo

A beer made from recycled bread was presented at the pavilion of Milan newspaper Corriere della Sera at Expo on Wednesday.

Document aims to boost Italian product success abroad

At Expo, San Pellegrino launches Made in Italy manifesto

Water and soft drinks maker San Pellegrino Group launched a manifesto for Made in Italy products Tuesday at the Expo 2015 world's fair.

Production directed by Robert Carsen at La Scala 14 Oct-Nov 4

Daniele Gatti to conduct Falstaff for Expo closure

Milanese conductor Daniele Gatti will return to La Scala to conduct Verdi's Falstaff from October 14 to November 4 to coincide with the end of Expo on October 31.

Farmers’ association advocates buying directly from produc

60% of Italians cut back on food waste, Coldiretti tells Milan Expo

Some 60% of Italians have taken steps to curtail or eliminate food waste by reusing leftovers, paying greater attention to expiry dates and asking for doggy bags at restaurants, according to research by farmers' association Coldiretti presented at Milan Ex...

Minister wants 'strong' project that 'lives up to' Expo

Govt participation in post-Milan Expo enterprise 'crucial' says Martino

It is "crucial" that the government is part of the enterprise that will oversee the redevelopment of the area currently occupied by Expo once the universal exposition has finished, Agriculture Minister Maurizio Martina said Tuesday.

A virtual farming network, with EU funds

Coldiretti unveils Foodie project at Expo

Coldiretti farmers association unveiled its Farm Oriented Open Data In Europe (Foodie) project at the Expo world's fair on Monday.

Californian chef gives lesson to farmers at Young Mother Earth

Education key for food revolution, Waters says at Expo

The revolution in the world food's system has to take place through education in schools, Californian chef and food activist Alice Waters told a group of farmers from around the world Wednesday at the Young Mother Earth four-day meeting organised by Slow F...

Pyongyang pledges to translate principles into concrete reality

North Korea on national day signs Milan Charter at Expo 2015

North Korea on Monday signed the Milan Charter at the Milan Expo world's fair, pledging to "commit itself to apply and translate into concrete reality the principles contained therein," the North Korean special ambassador, Kim Chun Guk, said.

Sophisticated equipment allows public to have 'video experience'

Intesa Sanpaolo's Milan Expo pavilion hosts Gomorra 'virtual set'

A virtual set of the second season of Gomorra, the television series based on the book about the Naples mafia by Roberto Saviano, will be opened to the public on Wednesday at the Intesa Sanpaolo bank's pavilion at Expo Milan, the Waterstone space, the bank...

Curing 100% of breast tumors is the goal

Breast cancer awareness comes to Expo

The Italian League Against Cancer (LILT) was at Expo's Cascina Triulza Civil Society pavilion on Friday to promote the fight against breast cancer during the group's national Pink Ribbon day.

Exports boom, but challenges still remain

Farm coops had turnover of 36mn euros, Expo finds

Farm cooperatives had turnover of 36 million euros spread among 4,894 businesses, growing 0.3% since 2013-2014, according to a study presented Friday at Expo by the Observatory of Italian Agricultural Cooperation.

Farmers' association Coldiretti holds 9th edition of awards

'Green Oscars' reward innovation in agriculture at Expo

The Young Business division of farmers' association Coldiretti on Friday presented the winners of the 9th edition of its "Green Oscars" awards for innovation in agriculture at the Milan expo world fair.

Nestlè pledges 320 mn euros to boost global coffee production

Milan Expo celebrates coffee

Milan Expo 2015 is celebrating coffee with an exhibit of photographs by Brazilian photojournalist Sebastio Salgado showcasing workers in coffee production.

Gala evening held to open event

Washington embassy fetes Expo, show on food, film, fashion

The Italian Embassy in Washington held a gala evening to celebrate the success of Milan's Expo world fair and open an exhibition showcasing Italian cinema, food and fashion.