History - Commissariato Italiano Esposizione Universale di Shanghai 2010

The 1950s

1958 – Brussels, Belgium
In 1958 world Exhibition was held in Brussels is remembered for Andrè Waterkeyn’s  Atomium, a monument which can be found in the Heysel Park in Brussels. It is a structure made up of 9 steel spheres connected so that the whole forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. The theme of this Exhibition was ‘Evaluation of the World, for a more humane world’. The Exhibition hosted industrial and art exhibitors form 48 countries and had 48 million visitors.