Canadian Expo67 Press Kit, The World Festival Photos,passports,program,news
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For sale is The Universal and International Exhibition of 1967 Montreal,Canada Press Kit. This kit gives all the details of the events taking place during the expo67. The literature inside this pamphlet is amazing and a great history lesson. The descriptions below the pictures were taped on the back of each picture not recently printed out. What you see in the pictures is what you will get. Thanks for the interest!
The 1967 International and Universal Exposition or Expo 67, as it was commonly known, was a general exhibition, Category One World's Fair held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, from April 27 to October 29, 1967. It is considered to be the most successful World's Fair of the 20th century  with the most attendees to that date and 62 nations participating. It also set the single-day attendance record for a world's fair, with 569,500 visitors on its third day.
Expo 67 was Canada's main celebration during its centennial year. The fair had been intended to be held in Moscow, to help the Soviet Union celebrate the Russian Revolution's 50th anniversary; however, for various reasons, the Soviets decided to cancel, and Canada was awarded it in late 1962.
The project was not well supported in Canada at first. It took the determination of Montreal's mayor, Jean Drapeau, and a new team of managers to guide it past political, physical and temporal hurdles. Defying a computer analysis that said it could not be done, the fair opened on time.