26th October 2016
Expo 2016 Antalya opens April 23rd and closes October 30th.
The 2016 Horticultural Expo is organised this year in Antalya and is the very first time Turkey has been a host for an Expo. The theme for this years event is “Flowers and Children” with its motto being “A Green Life for Future Generations”.
This years Expo aims to offer children a unique opportunity to learn all about natural resources, sustainable development and ecological options. The events is organised to help support ecological and natural agriculture, to build knowledge of the environment and to help find alternative energy sources and solutions for environmental issues.
Expo Antalya is taking place on a afforested 112- hectare site which has been developed in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. After the Expo, the site will maintain its attractions as it will surely be a long term asset for Antalya’s tourism.
The site will include Turkey’s first Museum of Agriculture and Biodiversity, a tower symbolizing Hadrian’s Gate, Turkeys’s largest congress center, two amphitheaters, an artificial isaland and Biodiversity Theme Track for children, an Expo Lake and last of all a plant statue exhibition.
The Expo has a wide variety of events happening, there really is something for everyone.
The Expo will host National Days, Streets Art Festivals, Ministry of Tourism and Cultural events, Musicals and Musical Comedy. There will be open air cinemas and plenty for the children. There will be playgrounds and opportunities to do team building in workshops and group work.
Many performances will be taking place. The incredible Cirque De Soleil will be performing as well as Shaman.
A variety of popular Turkish and world famous will be playing concerts. Stars include Maroon 5, Simply Red, UB40, Sting, Jose Carreras, Muse, Sean Paul, DJ David Guetta and many more.
This Expo Antalya 2016 is definitely an event you would not want to miss!!
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