If you haven’t heard yet, the World Expo 2020 will be held in Dubai! This is significant as it is the first time that the World Expo will be held in the MENASA region (Middle East, North Africa and South Asia).
What is the World Expo?
Since its debut in 1851, the World Expo has been known as one of the largest international exhibitions in the world. Every five years, a city is selected to host the expo and they invite every country to take part in showcasing. To give you an idea of its impact, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Space Needle in Seattle were built specifically when each city hosted the World Expo.
When will Expo 2020 be held?
Expo 2020 will be held in Dubai from October 20, 2020 until April 10, 2021. The World Expo is typically held for a period of six months.
Who will be there?
There will be more than 200 participants including nations, multilateral organizations, businesses and educational institutions. To date, 190 nations from across the world have confirmed their participation at Expo 2020. Within the six month period Dubai is expecting over 2.5 million visitors to attend the Expo!
What should I expect from Expo 2020 in Dubai?
The Expo aims to expand your mind by sharing ideas from different nations, showcasing innovation and inspiration. Furthermore to pave the path for progress in fields such as technology and architecture. The theme for the Expo 2020 is Connecting Minds, Creating the Future. At its core, there will be a strong focus on opportunity, mobility, and sustainability.
Building on the themes, there will be three main pavilions as well as engaging, fun and meaningful entertainment programs available across the site. Some of these include parades, arts, cultural activities, wellness, seminars and workshops, each designed to captivate the imagination.
You will find various pavilions from participating nations at the Expo. Below are the three main pavilions focusing on Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.
The Opportunity Pavilion will include gaming and decision-making areas that will address how small significance and impactful actions can bring positive change on a global scale.
At the Mobility Pavilion you will get to venture across time and space, come face-to-face with history’s giants of exploration and discover the future of human progress.
The stunning Sustainability Pavilion will showcase innovative global projects that are creating their own unique paths to being sustainable, and pledge to help preserve the planet for the generations to come.
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