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    "Man in Unity" is stressed in the Scandinavian Pavilion which includes the 5 nations: SWEDEN, FINLAND, ICELAND, DENMARK, NORWAY.

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    "Man in Unity" is stressed in the Scandinavian Pavilion which includes the 5 nations: SWEDEN, FINLAND, ICELAND, DENMARK, NORWAY. Each of the nations stresses the traditional unity of these ancient Nordic lands. Each has contributions on their enduring culture; the beauty and craftsmanship of Scandinavian design; the creative minds of the countries; their industrial and technological achievements.

    YUGOSLAVIA'S exhibits relate to the country's long history, her ancient culture and her culture of today. The country's role in international affairs, economy, tourism, the social system and government are principal themes.

    The PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO has a light and airy pavilion taking as its theme "Joie de Vivre". The main features of the pavilion are the garden film theatre, and a garden of shrubs and flowers typical of the Monaco scene.

    ITALY portrays her art (ancient and modern), her industry, her fashions, her way of life and the spiritual values that underline contemporary Italy.

    AUSTRIA uses sculpture, murals and film for demonstrating her varied industries, her history, culture, economy and landscape,
    CZECHOSLOVAKIA'S exhibits include 4,000 items ranging from historical relics to the electronic tools of modern technology. Her artists express themselves in glass, crystal, ceramics, metal, wood and textiles. And, of course, Czechoslovakia has unique film presentations.

    SWITZERLAND introduces us to her artistic talents in literature, music and sculpture. Exhibits describe the political and social structure of the country. The electronic time center located in the Pavilion indicates EXPO'S official time and controls the 14 tower clocks and other clocks erected within its precincts. The textile and garment industries are on view as well as the precision industry.

    15 Republics make up the UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS. Encompassing them all, a thousand works of Soviet artistry are on display including the finest works of painters, sculptors, musicians and other artisans. The main topic of the Pavilion is Science not only in reference to sputniks, luniks and cosmonauts but also in industry, construction, transportation, health and many other fields. It's all there, from the cold north to the frigid surface of the Moon.

    GREECE -- The history and tradition of the Greek nation are to be seen in the great masterpieces of Greek art. The handicrafts of Greece today have been inspired by the country's cultural; traditions and are an extension and continuation of the art which flourished during the classical era. Over the years with the archaeological discoveries, the myths of Greece have merged into fact, and the hardened legend into history.

    EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITIES exhibits illustrate how the Common Market has brought together 180 million consumers, in 6 European countries, into an economic area where customs barriers are falling and people, goods & capital move with the freedom normally found in a single country. (Germany, Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands).

    OECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation & Development) represents 21 Member Countries and 3 Associate Member Countries which hope to achieve economic growth and employment and a rising standard of living; sound economic expansion around the world; and expansion of world trade.

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