piedmont-en - Commissariato Italiano Esposizione Universale di Shanghai 2010

Piedmont Region: A Symphony of Elegance and Innovation

Opening today at the Italian Pavilion, the Piedmont regional exhibition promises to expose visitors to a blend of advanced technologies, stunning landscapes and rich culture. Entitled “Piedmont Symphony”, from August 2 through August 15, the exhibition will showcase the region’s ability to set tradition and innovation, history and modernity, theory and practice, in perfect harmony.

Present for the ribbon cutting ceremony were Mr. Ugo Cavallera, Vice Governor of Piedmont, and Mr. Beniamino Quintieri, Commissioner General of Italy for Shanghai World Expo 2010 and Maurizio Forte, the Italian Trade Commissioner in Shanghai. Following the ceremony, the region hosted a compelling seminar – “Science, Technology and Creativity: Piedmont’s Way for Better Living in the Next Century” – where it shared best practices in areas ranging from industrial design and transportation systems to biotechnology.