Published on : Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Expo 2020 Dubai UAE, the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), will be taking place from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 in the Dubai South District and is expected to bring together the greatest minds from around the world to ideate, collaborate and innovate for a better and more sustainable world.
Speaking about the event, Mohamed AlAnsaari, Vice President – Communications, Expo 2020 Dubai, said, “Expo 2020 is the UAE’s commitment to building a cleaner, safer, healthier and more inclusive future for every person from every community. Post pandemic, Expo 2020 aspires to celebrate creativity, innovation, humanity and world cultures. With this in mind, for 182 consecutive days, the Expo site will be alive with unmissable sights, sounds, rhythms and flavours from across the globe.”
With the overarching theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating The Future’, the Expo will feature over 200 pavilions and restaurants, and 60-plus daily shows. The six-month-long extravaganza is slated to showcase the best of technology, innovation, architecture, learning, arts, culture, music, food, entertainment and much else.
With a focus and aim to create a better world and be one of the most sustainable World Expos in history, ‘sustainability’ forms the cornerstone of this year’s event alongside ‘opportunity’ and ‘mobility’.
Says AlAnsaari, “Sustainability is integrated across the entirety of the World Expo. Expo 2020’s Sustainability Policy engages the global community, participants and visitors to take collective action to address sustainability challenges. By bringing people together from across the globe, Expo 2020 Dubai aims to deliver real, actionable solutions.”
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