Ten Pacific Island countries have confirmed that they will attend next year's World Fair in Kazakhstan.
The organisers of EXPO 2017 say 101 countries will have exhibits during the three-month event which will open in the Kazakh capital Astana in June.
The theme will be 'Future Energy'.
Among the Pacific participants are Tuvalu, Nauru and Kiribati.
World Fairs have been held since 1851.