Basilicata - Commissariato Italiano Esposizione Universale di Shanghai 2010




1st - 15th MAY : "THE PARK REGION"

Basilicata gives its contribution to the theme "Better City Better Life" introducing itself as the "the park region" that focuses on research and development. The scientific research conducted in the area has improved the management and the optimization of one its most important natural resources: water. The "Lucanian" aqueduct is the symbol of the scientific research in the water supply sector, especially in the domain of water purification.
Basilicata region highlights its artistic and cultural heritage, that is particularly evident in the city of Matera, declared in 1993 an UNESCO world heritage site for its unique urban configuration and contrasting sceneries.