Thursday, April 24, 2008

12 Egyptian artifacts on display at Expo Zaragoza 2008

Egypt State Information Service

The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) has approved the display of 12 Egyptian artifacts at the Expo Zaragoza 2008 due in Spain June 14 for three months.

Minister of Industry and Trade Rasheed Mohamed Rasheed and the Egyptian Embassy in Madrid have asked the SCA to approve the display of the 12 antiques in the exhibition which will be inaugurated by the Spanish King and Queen.

Expo Zaragoza is an International Exposition organized by the B.I.E., the French abbreviation for the International Expositions Bureau (Bureau International des Expositions).

The Exposition has 140 pavilions.

The Expo Zaragoza 2008 site will host 4,529 different shows in 13 different venues during the 93 days of the event.

Added to this figure are more than 1,000 performances that comprise the participating countries' cultural programs.

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