The EXPO, also known as the World’s Fair, is an event that is famous for showcasing technological advancement. It is an exposition that is now normally held every few years and always in different cities. 1851 in London was the venue for the first EXPO, with Paris hosting the second in 1855. Paris was to host the exposition four more times before the end of the 19th Century. 1876 saw the first EXPO to be hosted outside of Europe, in Philadelphia in the US. Australia hosted the event in 1879 and 1880 and was proof that the exposition had become truly global. » Read more..