Japan to Host World Expo 2025
In a recent news report, it has been confirmed that the Japanese city, Osaka, was chosen to host the World Expo 2025, defeating Russia and Azerbaijan. Osaka received the right to organize the show at which countries present their achievements.
Osaka received 92 votes beating Russian city, Ekaterinburg’s 61 votes in the second and final round of voting by members of the Paris-based Bureau of International des Expositions, which organizes the big event.
Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku was defeated in the first round.
In 1851, the first world fair celebrated culture and industrial progress occurred in Victorian-era London.
Since then, the concept quickly caught on and cities were soon competing to surpass each other with giant exhibitions showcasing dazzling new creations like the Eiffel Tower, which was created for the World Fair of 1889.
The land of the rising sun’s winning bid was entitled as “Designing Future Society for Our Lives”.
In a video message addressed to the delegates meeting to choose the city in Paris, Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, he claimed that the May-November 2025 expo would aim to make the world a wonderful place.
Typically, the World Expo is held on average every five years and the next event will be held in Dubai sometime between October 2020 and April 2021.