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Japan's Candidature for the 2025 World Expo in Osaka, Kansai


Japan runs as a candidate to host the 2025 World Expo.

Exposition Title EXPO 2025 OSAKA, KANSAI, JAPAN
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Proposed Schedule May 3 - November 3, 2025 (185 days)
Location Yumeshima, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Kansai
Theme Designing Future Society for Our Lives
Subtheme How to Lead a Healthy Life in a Diverse Manner
Sustainable Socioeconomic Systems
Expected Total Number of Visitors Approximately 28 million visitors

Full Text of the Bid Dossier

On September 25, 2017, Japan submitted a bid dossier, the document outlining the proposed plan, to the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) to host the World Expo 2025 in Osaka, Kansai.


METI releases Japan’s candidate brochures to host the 2025 World Expo in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Portuguese.

One World, in Osaka, Kansai:

the Assistance Programme for Developing Countries


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Last updated:2018-09-11