Expo 2020 Dubai starts selling tickets and offers opportunities to attend its opening ceremony
Expo 2020 Dubai announced the release of tickets for the upcoming global event, which is being organized for the first time in its history in an Arab country, with opportunities to win by attending its opening ceremony.
Anyone aged 18 or over, who purchases a season or family ticket to Expo 2020 before 14 August, will enter the draw for a chance to win an invitation for themselves and a guest of their choice to attend the invitation-only opening ceremony on the evening of September 30, 2021. Fifty winners will be announced in The first week of next September through the social media channels of Expo 2020.
The opening ceremony, which is the culmination of nearly 10 years of planning and preparation for Expo 2020, will include dazzling visual and world-class performances, and will take place at Al Wasl Square, the architectural masterpiece that forms the beating heart of the Expo and whose dome will be the largest 360-degree projection screen in the world. .
Inspired by the main theme of Expo 2020 “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” and its three sub-themes, the ceremony invites the world to join the journey of opportunity available to humanity, rise to the highest levels of mobility, and explore the horizons of sustainability.
"The launch and opening ceremony of the Expo will be an exceptional moment for all of us. In less than three months, we will welcome the whole world, to be part of this unique experience in the United Arab Emirates, a country that brings together People of different languages, religions and ethnicities live in a society of tolerance and peace. We are honored to welcome all peoples of the world to share their success stories and goals, and to collaborate in this global event that stimulates knowledge and innovation, so welcome to Expo 2020 Dubai.”
Sulto Douglas-Home, CEO of Communications, Marketing and Sales, Expo 2020 Dubai, said, “The opening ceremony of Expo 2020 will be the opportunity of a lifetime to attend a special occasion in the United Arab Emirates, while celebrating the largest event to be held in the Arab world. The opening ceremony, as a defining moment coincides with The Golden Jubilee of the United Arab Emirates will be a wonderful party. We look forward to welcoming the winners of our raffle to contribute to building a new world within an atmosphere that stimulates creativity. We are proud to share our comprehensive program of entertainment and unique events."
Expo’s global entertainment calendar includes a wide range of local and international events including – The Paradise Orchestra, the pioneering female ensemble led by Oscar-winning musician AR Rahman;
Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor;
Emirati artist Ahlam;
the famous Russian Bolshoi Ballet;
and the attractive Expo Pets - a diverse music festival.
More events and names will be announced successively.
Sports enthusiasts will have the opportunity to witness the largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu lesson in the world, learn about the football-based game of "Tic Ball", meet their sports heroes, and participate in many fitness activities and sports events.
With up to 60 live events every day - including movie nights, poetry readings, art activities, concerts, cultural tours, parades and interactive excursions for all ages - plus more than 200 dining and dining options, the Expo 2020 site will be brimming with With tunes and flavors from all over the world.
While one day will not be enough to experience the international event, seasonal, family and multi-day tickets allow visitors to make the most of all that the world's largest cultural encounter has to offer.
The price of a season ticket, which allows holders to enter unlimited times over the six months of Expo 2020, is 495 dirhams, with a 25% discount for MasterCard debit and credit card holders - along with double the chances of winning the opening ceremony drawing, and the price of a family ticket package is 950 dirhams, while the price of a multi-day ticket, which allows unlimited entry over 30 consecutive days, is 195 dirhams, and a one-day ticket costs 95 dirhams. It is worth noting that the family ticket package includes unlimited entry for parents in addition to a nanny, and additional benefits include discounts on food and beverages, 25% off five additional tickets, and a voucher worth 125 for a family photo that perpetuates these wonderful memories.
Children under the age of 18 and students with a valid Student Card from any academic institution in the world will be given free admission;
Free tickets will be available for people of determination, while their companions will receive a 50% discount;
Visitors aged 60 and over can also enter for free.
Tickets are now available on
and over 2,500 authorized ticket outlets including online travel agents, tour operators, hotel groups and airlines from over 100 markets worldwide.
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