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world's fair:

see expositionexposition
or exhibition,
term frequently applied to an organized public fair or display of industrial and artistic productions, designed usually to promote trade and to reflect cultural progress.
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Yesterday, Almah and I agreed on sharing our thoughts on the Kadayawan issue here (Mindanao Times) in the context of the World's Fair St.
The Eiffel Tower opened to the public for the first time on May 15, 1889, several days after its inauguration at the World's Fair.
Little physical evidence of how grand this World's Fair was remains in the city; however, we can look to buildings like The Art Institute of Chicago.
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first Expo or World's Fair in the Middle East, North Africa, or South Asia.
That was not the case in the early 20th century, however, as the city hosted the Pan-American Exposition, a major World's Fair that covered 350 acres of land.
Critique: An impressively and photographically documented history of the 1930s Chicago World Fair, "A Century of Progress: A Photographic Tour of the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair" is very highly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as community and academic library American History reference collections.
The story is populated with such historical figures as Hitler, Tesla, and a not-lost Amelia Earhart, all involved in the struggle between the secret society of unscrupulous scientists and an unbelievable world of science and technology that is spotlighted at the 1939 World's Fair. This is a prequel to the soon-to-be-released Disney movie Tomorrowland.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of that World's Fair and the Unisphere remains a part of the city's recognizable landscape.
Rau at the 1904 St Louis World's Fair. The card has an undivided back, and was copyrighted in 1905 by Adolph Selige Publishing Company of St Louis.
Some 10,000 s/f of reclaimed lumber for the Hurricane Sandy-ravaged boardwalks of Coney Island and Rockaway Beach are being used to build the US pavilion for the 2015 World's Fair.
The specialty fragrance house has rolled out Queens, in honor of the"world's most global and ethnically diverse urban area." Like the borough that hosted the World's Fair some 50 years ago, the scent of Bond No.

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