1999 World Horticultural Exposition

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EXPO 1999 Kunming
BIE-classHorticultural exposition
Name1999 World Horticultural Exposition
MottoMan and Nature, marching into the 21st century
Country China
VenueWorld Horti-Expo Garden
Coordinates25°4′17.6″N 102°45′33.8″E / 25.071556°N 102.759389°E / 25.071556; 102.759389
OpeningApril 30, 1999 (1999-04-30)
ClosureOctober 31, 1999 (1999-10-31)
Horticultural expositions
Previous1993 World Horticultural Exposition in Stuttgart
NextFloriade 2002 in Haarlemmermeer
Specialized expositions
PreviousExpo '98 in Lisbon
NextExpo 2005 in Nagoya
Universal expositions
PreviousSeville Expo '92 in Seville
NextExpo 2000 in Hannover

The 1999 World Horticultural Exposition (昆明世博会) was an A1 category international horticultural exposition recognised by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE). Organised under the auspices of the International Association of Horticultural Producers, the event was held in Kunming, China. The theme of the exposition was "Man and Nature, marching into the 21st century."[1]

The event lasted from April 30 to October 31, 1999, and attracted 9.5 million visitors.[2]

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  1. ^ "China Kunming Trip:Cities:Kunming Attractions:The World Horticulture Expo Garden". Archived from the original on 2008-08-07. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
  2. ^ Backgrounder: A review of major international gardening expos in China

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