South Bank, Brisbane will be alive with activity on Saturday 10 May, when locals and visitors alike are invited to a free community day of celebrations that will feature roving performers reminiscent of the sights and sounds of World Expo 88, an 80s movie marathon, a memorabilia display and the 20th Anniversary World Expo 88 Celebrations Fireworks brought to you by 1116 4BC.
The celebrations will culminate in the 20th Anniversary World Expo 88 Celebrations Concert brought to you by 4BH 882 in the Suncorp Piazza, recreating the magic of Expo’s vaudeville entertainment program.
The concert is also supported by the Queensland Government, and will feature two classic Australian bands that graced the stage at World Expo 88, now returning for the ultimate encore performance.
Joe Camilleri and The Black Sorrows and Mental As Anything will headline the 20th Anniversary World Expo 88 Concert brought to you by 4BH 882.
Expo Captured brought to you by Anthony John Group will invite visitors to relive the magic of World Expo 88 with a larger than life photographic display, which will be located in the South Bank Arbour and will remain on display until 22 June.
The Expo Trail brought to you by Brisbane City Council will provide yet another opportunity for visitors to reminisce as they revisit the locations of a number of iconic Expo pavilions.
The self guided tour will mark the locations of key pavilions and attractions, providing imagery and a brief history for each.
The Expo Trail brought to you by Brisbane City Council will be on display until 8 June 2008.
The celebrations will also feature a Kids Expo attraction, International Beer Hall, which will pay tribute to the German Festhaus, and a memorabilia display.
Official television station of the 20th Anniversary World Expo 88 Celebrations, Channel Nine, will produce a documentary to commemorate the occasion.
The documentary will air on Nine on the evening of the 20th Anniversary World Expo 88 Community Day Celebrations, Saturday May 10.
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