Vega 2

Vega 2 -Aquae Exhibition Center of the Expo Milano 2015

Aquae 2015 is a big exhibition center related to Expo Milan 2015. Topic of Expo is “Feeding the planet, energy for life”, whereas the city of Venice has been chosen as the real pavilion to debate the topic of water.

Aquae is under construction into the area called Vega2, between Vega1 scientific and technologic park and the lagoon. Open from May to October 2015, it offers a rich program of conferences, fairs and conventions organized by Expo Venice fair society.

The topic of water will be debated in all its forms with different sections like water into economy, water into the nature and into the environment, water into nutrition, water into home environment etc.

110 projects to visit an alternative Venice

The project is to offer to the flow of tourism that will arrive from May to October,2015, 4 million tourists in addition to the 20 million that the city already host during the year, a different Venice with itineraries into the territory, beside waterways and not the usual historic centre. The 110 projects of promotion of water in the territory are included into a wide area of North-East, from Ravenna’s mosaic to the park of Sile and our sea sides. 

There are various proposals: “Isole in rete” by Alessandra Taverna, for example, propose itineraries which twist and turn into the Venetian lagoon, at the discover of islands.

Otherwise the Venetian consortium propose visits to Mose construction sites, to watch it’s functioning. There are projects of wine and food discover with itineraries through the island’s vegetable garden, wine and food cultural masters at Ca’ Foscari and more over.

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