The Hungarian Pavilion at the Astana Expo, Kazakhstan, has been awarded second prize in the category Theme Development, Economy Minister Mihaly Varga said in a statement on Tuesday.
Central to the pavilion’s concept was solar energy and the Tree of Life, the statement said. The pavilion featured the latest Hungarian developments to use solar power. Also on display were presentations on multifaceted Hungarian culture, traditional Hungarian products and the historical ties between Kazakhstan and Hungary.
The prize was awarded at the largest economic fair of the year, Varga noted. Gold medallist Switzerland and silver prize-winning Hungary were picked from 140 exhibitors. The pavilion received about 300,000 visitors in the last three months, he said.
The Expo 2017 Astana – Future Energy ran from June 10 to September 10.
Photo: Facebbok – Hungary at Astana Expo 2017