This year Italy has won the contest on launching The International technical exhibition Expo-2015, which was open on May, 2 in Milan. It will host visitors till October, 31. Exhibitions of such a format take place once in every five years in different European cities. European countries start struggling for the right to launch such a forum long before its opening. Meanwhile, competition may be, perhaps, even tougher than during The Olympic games preparation period.
The topic of the International technical exhibition 2015 is Feed the planet. Energy for life. 120 participating countries have come to Milan. The international community has invested more than 4 billion Euros in building new infrastructure and areas equipment, which form the common budget of the International exhibition (11 billion Euros), taking into consideration all the related projects. New transport hubs and bridges have been constructed, underground parking lots for ten thousand cars, underground and suburban trains routes have been built, three Milan airports as well as railway stations have been expanded in territory funded by this money. The exhibition has been located on a territory of 1.10 million square kilometers and is not far from the new Italian exhibition complex Rho Fiera. According to the plan, more than 30 million specialists from different spheres and, of course, tourists from all over the world will have visited it by the end of the season.