Expocenter of Ukraine

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Expocenter of Ukraine
Kiev Expocenter 070628.jpg
Pavilion #1 (Central)
Address 03680 prospekt Hlushkova, 1
Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Coordinates 50°22′40″N 30°28′47″E / 50.377793°N 30.479604°E / 50.377793; 30.479604
Opened 6 July 1958
Former names
Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy of Ukrainian SSR
Enclosed space
Website www.expocenter.com.ua

Expocenter of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Національний експоцентр України) is a permanent multi-purpose exhibition complex in the Teremky neighborhood of Kiev, Ukraine. Located on the outskirts of the scenic Holosiiv Forest bigger portion of which has been converted into a park zone, the expo specializes in demonstrating Ukrainian achievements in the sphere of industry, science, and so on.

Formerly known as Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy of Ukrainian SSR (Ukrainian: Виставка досягнень народного господарства (ВДНГ) УРСР). Expocenter of Ukraine has been functioning since 1958. The exhibition features about 100 companies.

History[edit]

In 1949 the USSR Council of Ministers signed the statute on building of Republic agricultural exhibition in Kiev. It was built on the site of a small suburban village called Krasny traktir (eng. - Red tavern). Construction began in 1952 and lasted six years.