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When The World (Literally) Takes Over Davos

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When it comes to the World Economic Forum and Davos, everyone already knows about the 2,500+ leaders and thinkers from around the world who invade the small ski resort city. But the city already receives another kind of visit a couple of days earlier, when hundreds of posters and ads are installed on buildings, buses, and windows around the city.

Here is a selection of what we saw on just the day before the official events start:

Azerbaijan has no more than seven participants at the Annual Meeting, but the state has covered many of the city buses with their advertisements that will be seen by the thousands of attendees.

Student Reporter / Christian Rhally

Azerbaijan has no more than seven participants at the Annual Meeting, but the state has covered many of the city buses with their advertisements that will be seen by the thousands of attendees.

Here, the Russian bank Sberbank showcases its sponsorship of the upcoming Olympics in Sochi.

Student Reporter / Christian Rhally

Here, the Russian bank Sberbank showcases its sponsorship of the upcoming Olympics in Sochi.

Even Korea has entered the game. This local bus advertises the country’s traditional buildings and martial arts. Korea also hosted a 'Korea Night' on Tuesday night.

Student Reporter / Christian Rhally

Even Korea has entered the game. This local bus advertises the country’s traditional buildings and martial arts. Korea also hosted a

Following the example of fellow Asian nations, India also advertises its traditions on the streets of Davos. A picture of the Holi festival (“Festival of Colours”) in India covers the windows of this Schneider café, a popular spot for meetings and corporate events.

Student Reporter / Christian Rhally

Following the example of fellow Asian nations, India also advertises its traditions on the streets of Davos. A picture of the Holi festival (“Festival of Colours”) in India covers the windows of this Schneider café, a popular spot for meetings and corporate events.

The exhibition “INDIAFRICA: A Shared Future” is a project that brings together young people in India and Africa through art contests and collaborative projects.

Student Reporter / Christian Rhally

The exhibition “INDIAFRICA: A Shared Future” is a project that brings together young people in India and Africa through art contests and collaborative projects.

India makes another appearance.

Student Reporter / Christian Rhally

India makes another appearance.

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