From 01 October 2020 to 31 March 2021
What is the Expo?
A World Expo is a large international exhibition that acts as a stage to showcase the technological, innovative and architectural achievements of nations. The World Expo is a stage for millions of countries to come together to share ideas, present their innovations to the world, encourage collaboration and for human ingenuity. A World Expo takes place over a span of 6 months.
Crystal Palace, Hyde Park in London hosted the first Expo in 1851. It was titled ‘Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of all Nations’. The event brought together about 10,000 innovations from the industrial revolution. Approximately 6 million people visited it.
What is Expo 2020 Dubai?
In the year 2020, Dubai will host the grandest Expo to date. The theme for Expo 2020 Dubai is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. The country will host hundreds of countries and companies that will explore possibilities in spheres of Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability. The aim is to create technology that is unique, pioneering and sustainable for the future.
Around 25 million people will be traveling to Dubai for the Expo 2020. 70% of these people will be from countries outside the UAE. People can visit pavilions of hundreds of countries in one place without traveling far and wide.
Expo 2020: Themes and Sub-Themes
The theme of Expo 2020, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, means to cooperate and collaborate and stimulate ideas that will forge the world of tomorrow. The three sub-themes of Opportunity, Mobility, and Sustainability effectively reflect the in-depth meaning of the theme.
What to expect at the Expo 2020 Dubai?
Limitless possibilities await you at the Expo 2020! It is nothing like you would have ever imagined. It is a Utopian fair that looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie! Pretty exciting, right? Let us give you a glimpse of what you can see at the Expo 2020 Dubai:
Hundreds of pavilions featuring interactive exhibits like awesome hangout spots, exquisite meeting spaces, quirky products, state-of-art technology and more. From the Bahrain Pavilion to the Canadian Pavilion, there is no shortage of what you can explore.
Enjoy more than 200 gastronomical experiences. From Haute cuisines to street food, you will be spoilt for choice on what to eat and what to skip!
Art installations from artists all over the world on the Expo 2020’s thriving canvas.
60+ daily live shows including concerts, comedy, and more.
Getting to Expo 2020- Directions
Car: It will take you 40 minutes to reach the Expo site from Downtown Dubai.
Metro: Expo 2020 will have its own dedicated Dubai Metro Station on the route 2020 line. The metro is capable of transporting 40,000 passengers per hour to and from the site.