A qualitative station in the events of the current year

2022 "Expo Dubai", an exhibition and a city ... a story in golden letters

  • Dazzling displays at Expo 2020 Dubai.



"Expo 2020 Dubai" highlights a global exhibition and a city, a qualitative station in the events of 2022;

As the year that includes its last days witnessed, in its beginnings, three months of the historical event that brought together the masterpieces of the East and West, and the cultures of peoples, before concluding its activities with a dazzling ceremony at the end of last March, as the exhibition hosted on its stages and under the dome of Al Wasl Square many international teams and shows. And plays and prominent Emirati and international names in the world of art.

And "Expo 2020 Dubai" succeeded in presenting a microcosm of Dubai, which hosts more than 200 nationalities, and although the World Expo closed its gates in the first quarter of the year, Dubai returned to continue its legacy, and presents a new dazzle in the "Expo City" that welcomed visitors. Once again in the last quarter of 2022 to be the meeting place of civilizations, and a space that celebrates the cultures of the world.

global teams

"Expo 2020 Dubai" carried many local and international performances, concerts and plays, all of which were a view of high cultures and arts, as the exhibition theaters hosted international ballet troupes, including the Mexican Ballet Troupe, and the "Si Jade" Contemporary Ballet, which presented a show that combined dance and classical music. The charming, and the troupe presented theatrical paintings based on the works of international composers, such as Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Bartok and Etvus.

While the Argentine National Tango Orchestra brought to the visitors the rhythms of the dancing tango, and the influential melodies of a number of the most famous international musicians, such as Gardel, Triolo and Piazzolo, and the audience was able to enjoy with the Mexican singer Guadalupe Pineda, who is one of the most famous symbols of popular music in Mexico.

As for the world of theater, it had a distinguished share in Expo 2020, most notably the performance of the play “Why”, which was presented for the first time in Al Wasl Square, and was signed by director Shekhar Kapur, and composed by musician A.


Rahman, Grammy and Oscar winner.

The performance, which aimed to simulate the childish thirst for knowledge, included eight original pieces of music composed by A.



The show was written by Sohaila Kapoor, Dana Dajani and Shivang, and featured Indian comedian Javed Jaffrey, known for his appearances in Hindi cinema and his voice in regional releases of popular Disney films.

With this international level, "Expo 2020 Dubai" concluded its activities with a ceremony that brought together many shows, including the main show that was presented on the Al Wasl Dome, the largest 360-degree screen, as well as a group of shows on various theatres.

More than 400 technicians and volunteers from 56 different countries worked on the ceremony, and the Firdaws Women’s Orchestra, led by Yasmina Sabah, participated in it, along with many international names, such as Christina Aguilera, Nora Jones and Yo-Yo Ma, who all presented a distinctive painting and an Emirati story of a global nature.

Enchanted land

After the completion of Expo 2020 Dubai, the date with world cultures was renewed with the opening of Dubai Expo City, which opened and received visitors on the first of last October, to present impressive activities that will continue until the beginning of the new year.

The opening coincided with the light shows that were presented at the Al Wasl Dome, after which the musical performances began with the Paradise Orchestra.

The city also launched the activities of the Winter City, as the mobility area in Dubai Expo City and Al Wasl Square turned into a magical land dressed in a winter suit, lined with sales outlets resembling mountain huts, pine trees and various games, as well as a giant tree, figures from fairy tales, and a ball A huge snowman and a children's post office to Santa Claus.

During the Winter Festival, light shows were presented on the Al Wasl Dome, which was specially designed for this season, in addition to many activities related to the festive season.

In addition to the light works, the artist Eida Al-Menhali and the artist Dalia Mubarak presented the first concert on the occasion of the 51st Union Day at the Al Wasl Dome Theatre, which has been converted into a theater that can accommodate up to 3,000 people.

Dubai Expo City offers unique experiences for visitors through several pavilions, which are the Terra Suites, the Sustainability Pavilion and Alef, the Mobility Pavilion, while the Al Thuraya Garden, which rises 55 meters, and provides a captivating panoramic view of the city’s landmarks, receives visitors until six o’clock daily.

As for the Opportunities Pavilion, it will be transformed into the Expo 2020 Dubai Museum, to shed light on the history and impact of the International Expo, and to celebrate the success of the international event in Dubai.

world Cup

The shows that attracted visitors in Dubai Expo City were not limited to music and performances. During the World Cup, a special city for football fans was inaugurated to receive fans of the round witch, and to follow the live broadcast of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which was organized in Qatar.

The Jubilee Park welcomed fans in an enthusiastic atmosphere punctuated by distinctive interactive activities, and the matches were shown on huge screens that harness augmented reality to provide an exceptional experience. Visitors were also able to enjoy table football and air hockey games, virtual reality stations, face painting in the colors of the favorite team’s flag, and other activities. Recreational.

• The performances at "Expo 2020 Dubai" varied between singing, ballet and international plays, in addition to peoples' heritage.

Prominent international names participated in the closing ceremony of Expo 2020 Dubai, such as Christina Aguilera, Nora Jones and Yo-Yo Ma.

• Dubai Expo City opened its doors with light shows and a charming and dazzling winter city.

• Transforming the Al Wasl Dome Theater into a theater that accommodates approximately 3,000 people to host concerts and performances.

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