Monday 29 February 2016

The world's largest living plant sculpture exhibition at EXPO 2016 Antalya

On April 23, the "Flower and children" that will open the door to the theme of Turkey's first expo EXPO 2016 Creating the world's largest living plant sculpture exhibition. Placed on 15 acres of land for the construction of 108 plants sculpture 700 thousand plants to be used. 10 plants with sculptures created with different themes of humanity tells the transition to civilization primitive life. EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim Aydin, one of the most attractive areas of the plant from the statue would be.

Turkey's first live plant sculpture exhibition area is preparing to open its doors on April 23 in Antalya Expo 2016 comes to life on the Exhibition Grounds. Canadian Mosaicultures Internationales de Montreal in Canada, in consultation with the completion of construction projects carried out under the 2016 Space Expo plant continues to be the work of planting sculpture.

Team work composed of experts from Canada to Turkey gardeners with plants sculpture is a first of its kind in Turkey is carrying out with great care. 10 candidates for the 108 plant sculptures placed around the child's Island, EXPO 2016 and is comprised of the appropriate figure in the history of biodiversity sub-themes.


All of the plants used in plant sculpture was produced in Antalya. will take place in the field and at 4.5 m height will be placed on the princess figure of 250,000 plants. The sculpture will be used in all of the plants about 700,000 plants. The plants are placed by individual experts on the figure.

depicting the birth of civilization in Mesopotamia is the first wheat grown in the plant sculpture exhibition; Silkworm and Silk Road legend, agriculture and domestication in Asia, rice and bamboo cultivation in Asia, the animal protective tribal "Maasai Africa" ​​theme, such as processed wood thorn man exhibits hope.


Plant sculpture that information about the work of the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim Aydin, the world's largest living plant sculpture exhibition held in Antalya said: said;

"We take our corresponds to 15 per hectare. We divide this takes us 10 different regions and 10 different plant figures here as we have been making sculptures plants. It also each has a separate theme. You are currently viewing area we were with him in the thorn tree. This man is no tree in the living area, while the first tree planting begins later in creating a space where this has transformed into a living area. This is the biggest tree in our field is now the first tree planting, planting of trees is seen as the end of a small tree. It stands as a prospect area. areas where the plant sculpture exhibition EXPO 2016 in Antalya Area's most attractive, most visited and most photographed will be inflicted area. "

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Monday 22 February 2016

EXPO 2016 Passes AIPH January Inspection Report

Tim Briercliffe, Secretary General of AIPH (International Association of Horticultural Producers) that inspects EXPO and makes recommendations to BIE (International Exhibitions Bureau) as to where EXPOs will be organized, submitted the January inspection report for EXPO 2016. Briercliffe, stating his pleasure in the report about construction and plantation works, stated that he was also impressed with security measures.

The report says that "building works are progressing very well and most are on track to achieve their completion deadlines. The buildings have been constructed to a very high standard and are clearly permanent structures. Each building is appropriate for the site and will help to make this place very special."

Briercliffe, stating his positive opinions on Exhibition area and noting that trees planted on the field are adapting well, included these comments in the report:

"The tree areas that have already been planted have established well and the under-planting, including grass, helps to make this site look more established ... I was pleased to hear that all plants for the site have now been procured and those awaiting planting are being kept in holding nurseries."

Briercliffe stated his gratification that EXPO 2016 is collaborating with EXPO expert Sven Stimac. "You are currently predicting approximately 8 million visits from around 4 million visitors. I am pleased that you are working with Expo Consultant, Sven Stimac, on these issues as he has extensive experience on planning such events and can guide you regarding the infrastructure you require.”

In the report, Briercliffe reviewed work on visitor traffic in the area and the plans prepared to ensure security for visitors.

Briercliffe's report includes warnings about timely completion of rail system and parking lots.

The final progress report before the opening will be submitted to AIPH in March.

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Saturday 20 February 2016

1.5 million trailing flowers to be planted in EXPO 2016 Area

As tree planting work comes to an end at the EXPO 2016 Exhibition Area, which is preparing to open its gates on 23 April, planting of ground covering flowers has begun. By the opening day 1.5 million trailing flowers will have been planted.

Already, 24,560 trees and 124,474 shrubs have been planted on the 112-hectare EXPO 2016 Exhibition Area located in Aksu and a further 350,000 square meters have been seeded. The plantation of ground covering flowers is ongoing. By opening day, 1.5 million trailing flowers and about 5 million seasonal flowers will have been planted.

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Friday 19 February 2016

Kuwaiti businessmen visit EXPO 2016

The owner of the largest companies in Kuwait, the Al-Kharafi family, has visited the 112-hectare EXPO 2016 site. Invited to Antalya by the Metropolitan Municipality and the Western Mediterranean Development Agency to evaluate investment opportunities, Eyad Al-Kharafi inspected the exhibition area of EXPO 2016, which preparing to open its gates on 23 April, along with businessmen from Antalya.

Mr. Al-Kharafi, the Tourism Sector President of the Al-Kharafi Group, said that EXPOs are high-profile, closely followed events. He expressed a desire to see the EXPO 2016 area during the trip to Antalya to discuss collaboration and investment opportunities. Mr. Al-Kharafi said: "We came to see the work being done here. Additionally, we wish to learn if there are any areas that we may have the opportunity to work together. This is our first visit. I am sure we will have many discussions as to the topics on which we can collaborate."

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Thursday 18 February 2016

Ethiopia at Expo 2016 Antalya

East African countries of Ethiopia, Turkey's first participation in EXPO EXPO 2016 was a signatory to the agreement to take place in Antalya. Ethiopia Country Woldegeri to Tesfa Alem Commissioner of EXPO 2016 will be participation from many different countries in trade, economic, social and says that allowing political sharing. EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim Aydin is the political and economic developments between Turkey and Ethiopia mentioned that increased with each passing day. 
Cutting gained importance in recent years in the flower growing and exporting flowers of many European countries as Ethiopia, will introduce the EXPO 2016 in cut flowers.Ethiopia Country Commissioner Livestock Woldegeri to Tesfa, Ethiopia Tourism Organisation Authorized Solomon Tadesse, Ethiopian Ambassador to Ayalew Gobez to Workneh and Ethiopian Honorary Consul of the Ethiopian delegation consisting Bulent hammer, ride on the Aksu to sign the EXPO 2016 participation contract 121 acres EXPO 2016 He came to the Exhibition Grounds. The delegation from the Director of Projects and Works received information about the EXPO 2016 project.
After the presentation, Commissioner Ethiopia Country Woldegeri to Tesfa Alem and the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim Aydin Ethiopia signed the participation contract.Secretary General Kazim Aydin, because of Ethiopia's participation in the EXPO 2016 in Ethiopia country before Commissioner thanked the Government of Ethiopia. Ethiopia and Turkey's trade relations especially mentioned that increased with each passing day since the 2000s EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim Aydin, "Our trade relations in the 2000s is 25-30 million dollars at the moment our relations are reached about 500 million dollars . This political and economic development of our country Ethiopia shows that together give much importance. Our country has opened the first in Africa to Ethiopia in the TIKA office. Ethiopia to attend the EXPO 2016 will contribute greatly to this field of commercial and political development. Make this garden will of the Turkish people and visitors coming to the area I think it will make a major contribution to the recognition of the Ethiopian culture, "he said. 
After the signing ceremony, the Secretary-General Aydin, Ethiopia Country Commissioner Tesfu EXPO 2016 to commemorate the day of the peony flower symbol was presented.Following the signing of the participation agreement Ethiopian delegation EXPO 2016 made observations in the Exhibition Grounds. EXPO 2016 will become operational in 2 months after striking Ethiopia Country Commissioner of Livestock Woldegeri to Tesfa said;"Flower of our country, we will introduce some cut flowers in the expo. You know many people here and participate will have the opportunity to see them. These cut flowers come from Ethiopia. First, different countries come here. It made them very different structures in the area is very impressive. You invite them here so many different countries and will provide a great contribution in terms of meeting social cooperation and the kids will benefit from it. This world will have an opportunity to improve relations between peoples. Ideas will be shared. Commercial, economic, social, political will many shares. "

Ethiopia EXPO 2016 crops grown talent in drawing attention to the opportunity to introduce the world Tesfa, "I think this sense, the EXPO will be a very good opportunity. EXPO will create a major opportunity for countries wishing to share with the world the things they grew. We are one of these countries. So we will have the opportunity to introduce to the world what we grow themselves, "he said.

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Monday 15 February 2016

EXPO Lake comes to life

EXPO Lake, the water feature at the heart of the EXPO 2016 site, has been filled with water. The lake will be the backdrop to the largest sound and light display in Turkish history when Expo 2016 Antalya opens on 23rd of April. Water from the Aksu Brook to the east of EXPO 2016 Antalya is being pumped to the 8-hectare EXPO Lake. Water is then pumped on from the Lake to the Tehnelli Brook.

EXPO 2016 is creating a habitat at EXPO Lake to illustrate the subthemes of sustainability and biodiversity. To that end, 22 species of water creatures are being released into the water: 12 fish species, 3 types of frog, 2 tortoise species, 2 shrimp species and 1 each of crab, mussel and shellfish.

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Saturday 13 February 2016

Zimbabwe at Expo 2016 Antalya

South Africa is Zimbabwe, Turkey's first EXPO EXPO 2016 took the decision to participate in Antalya and was a signatory to the participation agreement. Zimbabwe Country Commissioner Ringso the j.chitsiko the project "Flowers and Children" and suitable for contact with the next generation in a way befitting prepared, he said. As a signatory to the contract with Chitsiko EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim Aydin, made the garden guests will emphasize the promotion of the country will contribute.
Zimbabwe Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Ministry Undersecretary and National Commissioner Ringso from the same ministry with j.chitsiko Collen Kabudur to make examination of the 1,121 acres of exhibition space and the project came to see the details of the Aksu district. Project and Works Director Tower of them EXPO EXPO Pond, country gardens, rain forests following the presentation where the Serası'n Zimbabwe delegation, later found in the study area.
In a short time that they would set up their garden Zimbabwe Chitsiko commissioner, tourism city of Antalya said that people liked and found the heat. EXPO 2016 Antalya area of ​​attention in the 21st century prepared fair and good conditions commissioner of Zimbabwe, 'Flowers and child', he said at the site of contact and continued as follows;
"EXPO area is very green, architecture and design of the children made a very appropriate way. A contemporary design. This is all you can see are prepared in a manner befitting the area's future generations. You know, I say to those who do not Zimbabwe, Africa's pearl, and will describe here to visit places of interest with the lifestyle with the people of the Zimbabwe culture where the ball sum and came here people will have a broad knowledge about Zimbabwe. "

Malaria fine after accession countries in the field of contract, signed in the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency. Country participation agreement with the signatories to the national commissioner Chitsiko EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim Aydin, expressed satisfaction heard because of Zimbabwe's participation. Aydin, "Do you like the later period will contribute to your country garden promotion of bilateral trade negotiations and I think it will be an important factor," he said.
After the signing ceremony, the Secretary-General Aydin, the symbol flower peony EXPO 2016 was presented to commemorate the contract participation in the Zimbabwe delegation. Zimbabwe, the garden will begin to build in the coming weeks.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, explaining the history of the garden EXPO 2016

Bosnia and Herzegovina, "Flower and child" theme for EXPO 2016 took the decision to participate in Antalya. Bosnia and Herzegovina Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Dušan Nešković, "thanks to the EXPO 2016 flowers, children and friendship" all of them will be shared, "he said.
talks about the EXPO 2016 in Antalya between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey's accession process has been completed with a happy ending. Bosnia and Herzegovina's Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Deputy Minister Dušan Nešković, Bosnia and Herzegovina Embassy First Secretary Zeljko Vasiljevic and Bosnia and Herzegovina Foreign Trade Chamber of Export Promotion Director Enes Ališković't consisting of Bosnia and Herzegovina delegation of Antalya to discuss issues related to the EXPO 2016 Antalya participation He visited the exhibition in the town of Aksu.
First, the exhibition hall management meeting EXPO 2016 Antalya delegation promotional film shown EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Project and Works Director made a presentation. After answering questions in the committee thousand 121 acres of land was allocated for the country to show a guest country garden.

Countries included in the description of the garden will be installed in Bosnia and Herzegovina Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations Nešković, said that they were delighted to participate in the EXPO 2016. Deputy Minister Nešković, "Totally impressive. Because we have a fair this place before, we thought it was a publicity space. But after that came a great activity, but we realize that organization. It will bring together many different countries. This is something special. For us, too. I think that the economic, political, social, cultural sense, Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina will be a good opportunity to unite the whole world, "he said.
The Deputy Minister noted that the information received was very happy to discuss with people who come to the exhibition area Nešković, "with Turkey and nature, we have a lot in common as well as culture. brought here in Bosnia and Herzegovina garden will provide consultation to experts here. We took place in China in the previous expo. Contemplating joining Milano, he experienced a flood disaster in our country. And we had to transfer the resources we allocate for sure. Flowers and children will participate in the theme for the first time in an activity of this kind. Through EXPO flowers, children and friendship to share all of them I think, "he said.
Deputy Minister thanked Turkey Nešković, said they will introduce their country by an outside garden will reflect their own culture and history.

Thursday 11 February 2016

Antalya Governor observations at Expo 2016 Antalya

Antalya Governor and the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Deputy Chairman Muammer Turkey's EXPO 2016 project will bleach the face of both Antalya and tourism city of Turkey and said the city will increase the brand value. Governor of Turkey, received information about the work in the exhibition area.
Work on the EXPO 2016 Antalya area in Turkey's first expo to be hosted in the Aksu district continues. EXPO 2016 Antalya Antalya Governor and Deputy Chairman of the Agency of Muammar Turkey, received information about the work in the exhibition area. VIP and Press Center building EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General Kazim welcomed by the Governor of Aydin Turkey, received information about the latest situation of the area.

Then thousand 121 acres of exhibition space to the Governor Turkey is 7 consists of verbatim replica of houses representing geographical regions Restaurants visiting the Street, Marmara Region House, Southeastern Anatolia Region House and Central Anatolia were found observations in the home. Later, Turkey's first Agriculture and Biodiversity Museum, the Turkish governor of browsing, received detailed information from the authorities carrying out the project. Children's Island with around 15 acres of land and a height of about 7 meters plant sculptures also find information on the Governor Turkey, Turkey was supervising the work on the theme of biodiversity and endemic species of Parku will be exhibited.

We'll take the AK of our FACE
Working in the wake of the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Project and Works Directorate officials with the assessment that the Governor Turkey, opening to make the emphasis remains 2.5 months, "Construction continues at full throttle now opening had a time 2.5 months.God willing, our previous experience also move through this work, taking into account the level reached in the ability of our nation organization also can say to get out of the flow of our face, "he said. Had received information about the projects individually, next week the Food, Agriculture and Livestock Minister and the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Management Authority Chairman Faruk said the board meeting will be held under the chairmanship of Governor of Turkey's steel, he said :
"No doubt there will be a detailed assessment at a meeting of the Board of Directors. It's too short days except minor sags in the construction, we have reached the completion point within weeks. Made individual calendaring about all of them. We can say that we are at a good point in the accession countries ".

Turkish Governor stating that the country garden begin construction in the exhibition area, the conversation continued as follows;
"For example, all employees of the Chinese team brought there. Nepal team planted the flag for example. Step by step we see that we have come to a serious point. Organization of opening the other hand, important for us, in terms of its April 23 as the Republic of Turkey, is also important to realize a significant day for the Turkish nation. On April 23, we will celebrate National Sovereignty and Children's Day, on one hand as the other hand, the TRT International Children's Festival last year coordinated'll do here this year and hopefully we will do it in the Expo area. In short, the EXPO will poach our face for Turkey both for Antalya, it continues to be one of the important elements for us to increase the brand value. Preparations have seen the spot. "
Governor reminded that Turkey occasional speculation, the group came to the exhibition site and see the work of civil society organizations that EXPO knowledge and ideas clear, it is also said that they were pleased. Turkish governor, "He respects we are pleased.Hopefully we will have a nice expo without the slightest hitch here, "Wang concluded.

Wednesday 10 February 2016

Kazakh journalists in the area of Expo 2016 Antalya

Some television channels broadcast to the world that Kazakhstan have made international news about Expo 2016 Antalya Exhibition Area.

Nine international publications from Kazakhstan TV reporter and cameraman for EXPO 2016 Antalya visited the Exhibition Grounds. The theme "Flowers and Children", a journalist who view the field structures in the EXPO 2016 EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency was informed by the General Secretariat Press Officer Erol İşbilir.

reporters, displaying the Exhibition Area, Children's Island, designed for children, Children's Science and Technology Center, Expo Tower, Convention Center, Restaurant were given information about the many structures such as Street. During the visit the Kazakh journalists standing by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan also had the opportunity to save the 945-year old olive trees.

Kazakhstani journalists, 121 thousand acres of land in the most said they liked the EXPO EXPO Tower and Lake. Also journalists EXPO 2016 Antalya's doors "Flowers and Children" was the theme of opening.

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Friday 5 February 2016

Baklava celebration at EXPO Tower

EXPO Tower, the 101-meter landmark structure of EXPO 2016 Antalya, is now completed after the last section of concrete was applied. Levent Murat Danışman, Deputy General Secretary responsible for project and construction for the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency, climbed to the top of the tower and celebrated with workers in the traditional Turkish manner by distributing baklava. Danışman said: "Now we will apply the outer coating and raise the observation terraces."

The main frame of the tower, know as Turkey's Eiffel Tower, was completed by 10 employees working in shifts 24 hours a day. The foundation was laid in September after the contract was awarded last June. The project will make use of a new construction technique for the first time in Turkey: The Observation Terrace will be raised to the top of the tower on a special rail system after being constructed on the ground. Reaching 13.4 meters under the ground and 100.7 meters above the ground, EXPO Tower has a total length of 114.1 meters and 63 visitors will be able to climb at the same time with three elevators.

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Wednesday 3 February 2016

Kazakhstan also wants to take part in Expo 2016 Antalya

Kazakhstan Vice Consul in Antalya Neriman Moldabekov EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Secretary General visited the Deputy Sengul Mujahideen. Meldebekov, Kazakhstan EXPO they want to take place in 2016, saying that the ongoing diplomatic work for it, "We really want to take part in this project and we are doing our best," he said.

121 thousand acres in Aksu, who visited the exhibition in Kazakhstan Nariman Meldebekov Vice Consul in Antalya EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency met with Deputy Secretary General Mujahid Sengul. On April 23, "Flowers and Children" theme of EXPO 2016 project, which will open its doors and the information about the area Meldebekov, Kazakhstan and Turkey's historical, cultural and spiritual ties, he noted that it is very strong. Meldebekov, "Turkey, which is the first expo EXPO 2016 in Kazakhstan, we are also willing to take our place and build our country garden. Kazakhstan should be involved in this project. We continue our diplomatic work for it, "he said.

EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Deputy Secretary General Mujahid Sengul stating they are happy to participate in the EXPO 2016 in Kazakhstan, said that this participation will contribute to put relations between the two countries.

At the end of Kazakhstan's Vice Consul in Antalya visit Nariman Meldebekov and the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency Deputy Secretary General of the Mujahideen were found in Sengul mutual gift presented.

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Tuesday 2 February 2016

Taiwan, Orchid and Expo 2016 Antalya

The participation in the Expo 2016 Taiwan, Taiwan orchids, for children, for adults-specific toys EXPO will be in 2016. Project Manager Chih-Hui Liu, a very good investment for the future of the children ". Contemplate with orchids and bamboo flowers and we're going to be here with children, "he said.

Taiwan Floriculture Development Association (Taiwan Floriculture Development Association) with ornamental Antalya agency after bilateral contacts, Taiwan, ornamental accession process. Taiwan Floriculture Development Association project manager Chih-Hui (Helen) Liu, Project Designer Chi-Chang Tsai and expert Ya-Chin (Ivy) Wang, a delegation consisting of Ademi in Antalya EXPO 2016 in exhibition space.

Taiwan delegation first ornamental administrative building Conference Hall presentation and disclosure. Taiwan officials are also suppliers of the country garden demands will install. At the end of the meeting, Deputy Secretary General of Chih-Santos, Taiwan delegation, presented the symbol flower of ornamental Peony.

Presentation and proposal in the wake of Taiwan's delegation, three persons from 121-acre exhibit field ride. Country garden in Antalya Turkey, and especially in the happiness of doing that they are project manager Chih-Hui Liu, "we have a lot of joy to be here. Hurry over, we look forward to a given out as soon as possible. We are investing for the future here. Karmaşıklıkların, your main theme for children the world has ' learned ' is children and flowers. For us it's a very good investment for the future of children. We're waiting for a moment before the garden in front of the children, "he said.

A selection of children's toys will establish the gardens of the country noted that the project designer Chi-Chang Tsai, Taiwan's traditional "especially for children, here are three we're going to get to the game. One of them with bamboo flying toy. Taiwan's traditional when it comes to our children's garden toys they play with, and they're going to be very happy. And for adults, we offer here the orchid flower unique to Taiwan. We believe that they, too, will love it. EXPO of 2016 will be a theme of the sort of has covered, "he said.