About Dubai Expo 2020 [Dubai Expo 2021]
A world fair or expo is a platform that brings different nations together to feature their achievements. This year, the world’s oldest and largest international exhibition will be hosted by the UAE as the Dubai Expo 2020. The first one was held in London, 1851, followed by the '67 Montreal Expo 67, '92 Seville Expo, and the 2015 Milan Expo.
The Dubai Expo 2020 will welcome collaborators and innovators to showcase their creations based on the theme 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future'. Under three sub-themes – Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability – the Dubai Expo aims to showcase unusual, cutting-edge technology to promote a disruptive future.
Expo 2020 will be held from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. It will run seven days a week and is expected to 65 country pavilions, more than 70 daily live shows, and over 200 restaurants.
About Dubai Expo 2020
Here's what you need to know about Dubai Expo 2020.
In such times, the Dubai Expo's theme of 'Connecting Minds, Creating the Future' is more relevant than ever. The future raises several questions about food storage, climate change, sustainable economics, and more, that Expo 2020 hopes to help find solutions for. It aims to use its dynamic sub-themes, Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability, as pillars of learning, growth and innovation. 65 countries will set up pavilions, fully owning one of these three themes, at the Expo.
There’s plenty of attractions at Dubai Expo 2020. Keep an eye out for the world’s biggest 360-degree projection surface on Al Wasl Plaza’s steel dome and head to the top of the rotating observation tower to enjoy a bird’s eye view of Dubai Expo 2020 from the top of the rotating observation tower. The Expo also hosts contemporary art installations and workshops, and live musical performances each day. Prepare to be mesmerized by the architectural prowess of each country pavilion.
Of the 190+ participating countries, 65 have set up individual pavilions that best represent their nations culture through an individual Dubai Expo theme. These nations explore science, culture, history, technology and more through ingenious ideas and solutions. Each country also has various food and shopping options, and will also provide entertainment in the form of live performances, academic talks, local festivals and more. Some top pavilions at Expo 2020 are Spain, Japan, the UK, New Zealand, India, and of course, the UAE.
Dubai Expo 2020 is set to host a thrilling itinerary of events. From live performances by international stars, digital theatre and dance routines, to acrobatics, poetry slams and fashion shows, there is no dearth of cultural experiences that you can enjoy. Visitors can participate in make-your-own-robot workshops, watch pyrotechnics displays, attend entertaining country festivals, learn about 3D-printed human organs, engage in mindfulness sessions, play extreme sports or immerse themselves in virtual and augmented reality activities.
The future of food is here. Home to over 200 food and beverage outlets, Expo 2020 promises to cater to every visitor’s palate, dietary requirements and budget. Enjoy an interesting insight into how technology will change how we prepare and order food through the use of robotics, augmented reality and virtual reality. The shopping options here are endless, with most centered around the Expo’s themes. Some unique products are made of locally-sourced, organic products, ideal for customized gifting options. Know more here.
A world without arts & culture is impossible to imagine. For this, Expo 2020 has dedicated considerable resources to spread awareness about the importance of arts. From crafts to art installations, and live theater to the opera, there’s plenty to keep visitors hooked. Attend the Al Wasl Opera, stay tuned for the wide variety of live performances scheduled each day, attend talks by renowned artists to learn about art and design, participate in crafts workshops, observe art installations and more.
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