USA Pavilion Expo 2012

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Expo 2012 is in Yeosu; is there an Expo in Minnesota’s future?

By John Hottinger and Steve Heckler Minnesota Post, USA

The Argentina Pavilion

By: Madison Lee, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion 2012 As is often the case when you have the whole world at your fingertips, today’s VIP visit was difficult to decide on. However, walking by the Argentina Pavilion where a sign advertised a tango performance with live music in just 10 minutes helped me make the final [...]

Fiji National Day

By:  Josh Grisé, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion As student ambassadors at the USA Pavilion, part of our job encompasses learning about and understanding other cultures.  Today, fellow Student Ambassador Anne Clay and I attended the national day of Fiji, where we saw traditional performances, heard the ambassador of Fiji speak, and learned about life in [...]

Uncle Sam Reading Camp

By: Bernadette Asuelime, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion 2012 Yesterday, my fellow student ambassador Marisal  Dobbins and I made a trip to Gwangju, where we spent the day volunteering at the Uncle Sam Reading Camp at the Mudeung Library sponsored by the US Embassy in Seoul . Our day started with a bus ride that took [...]

The Korea Economic Institute Six Party Talks Simulation

By: Susie McClannahan, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion For several years now I have been interested in pursuing a career in international relations, especially in the Foreign Service, once I graduate from college. Therefore, one of the great opportunities of being a USA Pavilion Student Ambassador for me is meeting engaging and knowledgeable people who are already [...]

Fiji National Day

By: Anne Safiya Clay, Student Ambassador, USA Pavilion 2012 Today as a part of my experience at the USA Pavilion, I had the privilege to visit Fiji’s national day performance.  Needless to say, I was not only extremely impressed but also deeply touched by the traditional ceremonies and dances performed on stage.  Before experiencing Fijian [...]

MSU student serves as 2012 World Expo Ambassador

ASU Student Ambassadors represent the US in World Expo

Fast Facts – USA Pavilion 2012

After three months of engaging large enthusiastic crowds with its multi-dimensional experience, timely themes, and 40 Korean-speaking American Student Ambassadors, the USA Pavilion at Expo 2012 welcomed its last guests on August 12.  The experiences and connections the USA Pavilion made possible continue on through its many visitors and the USA Pavilion team and Student [...]

America’s Successful Participation at EXPO 2012

The USA Pavilion was one of the highlights of the spectacular Expo 2012 held in Yeosu, Korea, which attracted more than eight million visitors over a three month period.  A public-private partnership with the U.S. Department of State, the Pavilion was privately funded by a number of prominent U.S. corporate sponsors.  It was one of [...]