Pavilions of African countries: Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia
Sierra Leone Pavilion
Theme: Growth and More Urban Growth
National Pavilion Day: May 7th
Revolving around the theme ‘Growth and More Urban Growth’, Sierra Leone Pavilion will exhibit the status quo of urban development in the country, and explore ways to make the city a better place.
Theme: Boosaaso: A City with Unlimited Potential
National Pavilion Day: Jun. 26th
Boosaaso – a northeastern city bordering the Indian Ocean – is exhibited in Somalia Pavilion as an example to demonstrate the important geographical location and cultural significance enjoyed by Somali cities, and the impact of various cultures on Somalia, particularly on the urban space and lifestyle in Boosaaso. This exhibition aims to promote the communication between Somalia and other countries.
Theme: City and Peace
National Pavilion Day: Jul. 11th
Revolving around the theme, Sudan Pavilion will demonstrate the country’s history, peaceful reconstruction and urban progress, illustrating the significance of peace for development and looking forward to a better future.
Theme: Prosperity of Urban Economy
National Pavilion Day: Aug. 20th
Togo Pavilion lays emphasis on the development of the capital city Lomé, its concepts for urban construction and its experience in promoting urban prosperity. In a bid to make Loméa better city, the exhibition will also explore the problems encountered in urbanization.
Theme: The Philosophy and Development of Urbanization in Uganda
National Pavilion Day: Oct. 9th
Uganda Pavilion presents you the diversified geography and culture of the country and its environment-friendly development, a harmonious society based on cultural and religious tolerance and equality. The Pavilion has three exhibition areas: the Rwenzori Mountains, the Lake Victoria and the City of Kampala.
Theme: Urbanization for Sustainable Development in Tanzania:Cases of Dar-Es-Salaam and Zanzibar Cities
National Pavilion Day: Jul. 7th
Displaying two cities of Dar-Es-Salaam and Zanzibar as particular cases, the Tanzania Pavilion presents Tanzania’s urban life, art and civilization. Visitors will be able to experience the “harmonious melody” of this country.
Theme: Enhancing the Quality of Urban Life in Zambia
National Pavilion Day: Oct. 24th
Focusing on the theme, Zambia Pavilion showcases its beautiful natural sceneries, challenges encountered during urbanization as well as the solutions, through exhibition of urban development practices and existing projects.