Expo '85

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EXPO Tsukuba 1985
Expo85 fuyo.jpg
Fuyō Pavilion
Overview
BIE-class Specialized exposition
Category International specialized exposition
Name The International Exposition, Tsukuba, Japan, 1985 (国際科学技術博覧会 Kokusai Kagaku Gijutsu Hakurankai?, "The International Science Technology Exposition")
Area 102 hectares (250 acres)
Visitors 20,334,727
Participant(s)
Countries 111
Organizations 3
Business 18
Location
Country Japan
City Tsukuba
Timeline
Opening March 17, 1985 (1985-03-17)
Closure September 16, 1985 (1985-09-16)
Specialized expositions
Previous 1984 Louisiana World Exposition in New Orleans
Next Expo 86 in Vancouver
Universal expositions
Previous Expo '70 in Osaka
Next Seville Expo '92 in Seville
Horticultural expositions
Previous International Garden Festival in Liverpool
Next Expo '90 in Osaka
Simultaneous
Specialized Expo 85 in Plovdiv

Expo '85, officially called The International Exposition, Tsukuba, Japan, 1985 (国際科学技術博覧会 Kokusai Kagaku Gijutsu Hakurankai?, "The International Science Technology Exposition"), was a world's fair held in Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan (Tsukuba Science City, a planned city focused on technology north of Tokyo) between Sunday, March 17 and Monday, September 16, 1985. The theme of the fair was "Dwellings and Surroundings - Science and Technology for Man at Home". Attendance was over 20 million and 111 countries participated.

Gallery[edit]

  • A photograph of the Mind Machine featured at the U. S. pavilion is included in Tatsushi Narita's essay "Tsukuba 1985," Encyclopedia of Fairs and Expositions, ed. Findling and Pelle (p. 366).

Further reading[edit]

  • Narita, Tatsushi. 'Tsukuba 1985.' In Encyclopedia of World's Fairs and Expositions, ed. John E. Findling and Kimberly D. Pelle. Jefferson, NC and London:McFarland, 2008. pp. 364–367.

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