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Worlds Fairs: Expo 2017 (Astana, Kazakhstan)

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[Bureau International des Expositions]
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Expo 2017 is an International Exposition scheduled to take place in 2017 in Astana), Kazakhstan. On 1 July 2010, during the 147th session of the General Assembly of member countries of the BIE, held at their headquarters in Paris, Kazakhstan announced its intention to participate in the bidding process to host the International Specialized Exhibition at Astana in 2017 through Rapil Jochibayev, head of project coordination., hence giving cities with counter-bids six months to respond. On November 22, 2012, Astana was chosen by the International Exhibitions Bureau (BIE) as the venue to host Expo 2017, which will focus on the theme "Future Energy". It is scheduled to be hosted from June 10 until September 10, 2017. Expo 2017 will be the first time that a major international exhibition of this kind is coming to a country from the former Soviet Union. More than 100 countries and 10 international organizations are expected to participate."
Esteban Rivera, 21 January 2016

The Flag

The flag is a horizontal white flag with the logo in the middle as seen here (fourth flag from left to right).
For additional information go to: Expo 2017 (official website)
For other sources go to:,,,
Esteban Rivera, 21 January 2016

There's the three-leafy thingy, which also appears on flags. Is that an Expo 2017 symbol as well?
Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 22 January 2016

Well, the three-leaf thing is also considered an official logo, since it appears on the official website. I believe that the company running the event, “National company “Astana EXPO-2017” (joint stock company) has it as its corporate identity, while the flag (already posted in another thread) is the event's flag.
For example, the official event logo is seen here in this official video of the bid, titled "EXPO 2017 Astana: Master Plan". At 2:48 you can see the logo which is featured on the flag.
Esteban Rivera, 22 January 2016