Visitors in traditional clothing walk toward the Sustainability pavilion.
More than 190 countries are taking part in the expo, which showcases the culture and tech developments of individual nations under the wider, somewhat vague, themes of “opportunity, mobility, and sustainability.”
The Iran pavilion, hung with hundreds of balls made from the same fired clay used as building material in some regions of the Middle Eastern country. Visitors can try carpet weaving and taste the country’s traditional herbal teas.
The Romanian pavilion, whose theme is the interplay between digital technology and nature.
The Belarus pavilion, which features a heavy emphasis on state-owned industry. Presentations showcase the “Belgospishcheprom” food company and tout the “export potential of the petrochemical industry of the Republic of Belarus.”
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