Expo.02 - was it worth it?

The conclusion of Switzerland's five-month-long national exhibition, Expo.02, in the lakeside towns of Neuchâtel, Biel, Murten and Yverdon-les-Bains, has led people to question the relevance and future of such large-scale events. Expo.02 received mixed reviews, including praise for its architectural and artistic presentations, and criticism for its enormous budget and lack of educational content.

This content was published on May 15, 2012 - 17:27

(Swiss Radio International archive in collaboration with Memoriav, 2002)

Expo.02 - was it worth it?

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