EXPO 2019 Beijing
Overview
BIE-classHorticultural exposition
NameExpo 2019
Motto"Building a Beautiful Home Featuring Harmonious Coexistence between Man and Nature"
Location
Country China
CityBeijing
Coordinates40°26′17″N 115°56′40″E / 40.438050°N 115.944489°E / 40.438050; 115.944489Coordinates: 40°26′17″N 115°56′40″E / 40.438050°N 115.944489°E / 40.438050; 115.944489
Timeline
OpeningApril 29, 2019 (2019-04-29)
ClosureOctober 7, 2019[1]
Horticultural expositions
PreviousExpo 2016 in Antalya
NextFloriade 2022 in Almere
Specialized expositions
PreviousExpo 2017 in Astana
NextExpo 2023 in Buenos Aires
Universal expositions
PreviousExpo 2015 in Milan
NextExpo 2020 in Dubai
Internet
Websitewww.horti-expo2019.org
Yongning Pavilion, a 27-meter tall wooden pavilion above a 25-meter foundation
Yongning Pavilion, a 27-meter tall wooden pavilion above a 25-meter foundation
An Air China Airbus A350 in Expo 2019 special livery
An Air China Airbus A350 in Expo 2019 special livery

Expo 2019 was a world horticultural exposition presented by the Bureau International des Expositions and was held in Yanqing District, Beijing, People's Republic of China. Expo 2016 in Antalya, Turkey was the previous one. The exposition began on 29 April 2019 and closed on 7 October 2019.[1] The site is 503 hectares, and 16 million visitors were expected.[1]

It was the largest ever gardening show.[2] Two villages were relocated for the expo.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Expo 2019 Beijing". BIE. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Flower power: China digs for diplomacy with world's largest gardening show | World news | The Guardian". Retrieved April 28, 2019.