Expo Milano 2015 has been open for a nearly a week now and the attractions on offer to visitors from all over the world are now in full swing.
Here’s a look at a handful of some of the daily events you can expect to enjoy if you’re planning o visit the first ever Universal Exposition to focus on food.
At 11.30 every day the Expo kicks off with a colourful parade that shows off the Expo’s main theme of ‘Feeding the Planet, energy for Life’.
There’s a cooking show everyday at 13.30 with visitors encouraged to enjoy a public cooking demonstration from a whole host of different chefs.
There’s a wonderful light show taking place at the Tree of Life every hour throughout the day and each evening will kick off with DJ sets and a live show at Pavilion Zero. Taking place at 20.30 every night, the show will demonstrate in unique ways the relationship between mankind and nature.
The world famous Cirque Du Soleil troupe will also be on hand Wednesday to Sundays throughout the Expo with one of their truly amazing shows taking place between 21.15 and 22.30.
On top of this there’s demonstrations, dinners, performances and interactive exhibits across the Expo site as Pavilions from all over the world come to Italy to show off their own interpretation of the Expo theme.
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