Contestants of the EXPO 2016 Antalya Tower Architectural Design Competition were given awards by the EXPO 2016 Antalya Agency. The project won first place, inspired by Hadrian's Gate and palm trees. Secretary-General of Expo 2016 Antalya Selami Gulay said that the Eiffel Tower was made for the Expo in 1889 and has become one of the world's symbolic structures, EXPO 2016 Antalya Tower will be Turkey's Eiffel tower.
Antalya is entitled to make the World Horticultural Expo in 2016 which is considered one of the world's most important organizations in the Executive Committee meeting which was held on October 12 at the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris.
During the fair the 5 million tourists expected to visit Antalya. "Flower and Child" theme Expo is expected to bring revenue to the city of 4 billion Euros. Antalya 2016, an A1 International Horticultural Exhibition has already been recognized by the AIPH (International Association of Horticultural Producers), has applied for recognition by the BIE. The organizers presented for the first time to the committee the concept of their horticultural exhibition and reported on the progress made. 130 countries from all over the world are expected to participate to Expo Antalya 2016.
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