|EXPO Tsukuba 1985|
|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)|
|Opening||March 17, 1985|
|Closure||September 16, 1985|
|Previous||1984 Louisiana World Exposition in New Orleans|
|Next||Expo 86 in Vancouver|
|Previous||Expo '70 in Osaka|
|Next||Seville Expo '92 in Seville|
|Previous||International Garden Festival in Liverpool|
|Next||Expo '90 in Osaka|
|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.
HSST maglev train
NEC C&C Pavilion
JAMA Automobile Pavilion
Japan IBM Pavilion
A Japan Airlines Boeing 747 with an Expo 1985 sticker
- 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).
- 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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- ICAM Cell Universe exhibit at Expo '85
- ExpoMuseum page on Expo '85
- Aerial photograph at the area, 1984
- Live performance at Expo '85 by Boz Scaggs
- The International Exposition, Tsukuba, Japan, written in Japanese but equipped with a lot of pictures of representative pavilions.
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