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Posted by Dubai Real Estate on October 28, 2021

Expo 2020

What is the Expo 2020?

The Expo 2020 is an international event. The first World’s Fair appeared in the 19th century. The aim is to promote the host country commercially and culturally, through the technological and industrial innovations of the country.

The host country will be able to showcase its know-how in terms of the latest technology. To date, 18 countries have already hosted this event, which has proven itself more than 69 times since its inception.

For the 2020 edition, Dubai is the host country for this event. For the first time since its creation, the World Expo will be held in a country of the United Arab Emirates.

The history of the World’s Fair.

The World’s Fair was held in 1851 in London, in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Parks, which was built especially for the event.

The British had, at that time, a technological advance. For this first event, 25 countries were represented, 13,800 exhibitors, 6 million visitors, under the theme of “Industry of all Nations”.

The last World Expo was held in Milan in 2015, on the theme of “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”, with 22.2 million visitors and 137 participating countries.

The editions of the World Expo are constantly growing, more and more countries are participating in the events and have become an unmissable international event.

L’Expo 2020 in Dubaï

Dubai has been confirmed as the host country for Expo 2020 on November 26 and 27, 2013. This decision was taken at the 153rd session of the Bureau International des Expositions. Three other countries were in the running to host the Expo: São Paulo (Brazil), Izmir (Turkey) and Ekaterinburg (Russia).

Initially scheduled from October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021, the theme of “Connecting Minds, Building the Future.

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19, the different organizations such as the Bureau International des Expositions have taken the decision to postpone the event; which currently runs until March 31, 2022.

For the first time since the launch of the World Expo, a Middle Eastern country is hosting the event.

The Exhibition takes place in the Al Wasl neighborhood, in the Al Wasl Plaza.

The plans for the Al Wasl Plaza were validated in 2007, and is to date, the largest 360° dome in the world.

This World Fair will be the technological, industrial and artistic showcase of the country. During more than 182 days, more than 190 countries will be represented, never so many nations have been represented in the previous editions.

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The French Pavilion at the Dubai World Expo

The French Pavilion will be present at this World Expo, with an innovative project with the play of lights, whose theme will be “Inspiration at the speed of light”.

The Pavilion will highlight all innovations and projects through: science, research, technology, education, art and crafts.

“The ambition of the French Pavilion is to inspire visitors: to bring out ideas, desires or emotions, to arouse commitment, to embody innovations. Under the sign of progress, innovation and creation, the visitor experience is based on light.

Discover the teasing of the French Pavilion:


The benefits of Expo 2020 in Dubai

Expo 2020 can only be beneficial for the country and its development.

Dubai has a promise through Expo 2020 to “amaze the world”.

With great ambitions, Dubai is now home to over 3.3 million people. In 2040, the objective is to reach 5.8 million inhabitants.

Expo 2020 will allow Dubai to demonstrate its know-how and culture, in order to attract some of the 25 million visitors of this event.

A country in full development, with projects more ambitious than the others.


Expo 2020

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