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Expo 2012 Opens May 12 in Yeosu, South Korea

Yeousu, South Korea (May 9, 2012) — Following two successful dress rehearsals a week ago, one for 80,000 visitors and the other for over 100,000, organizers of Expo 2012 have declared the high tech world exposition, which celebrates the world’s oceans and coasts, ready for opening.  Following are a number of photos of the Expo site taken over the past month, including during last week’s dress rehearsals.  All photos are courtesy Expo 2012 and the USA Pavilion at Expo 2012.  Before the photos are preshow and main theater concept artwork for the USA Pavilion, courtesy The Hettema Group.  Click here to read the IPM Editors Blog piece about Expo 2012 and the USA Pavilion by Expo Museum’s Urso Chappell  The Expo will run through August 12, 2012.  InPark will continue to post photos, video, and news from the Expo site during the duration of its run.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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