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Expo 2020 Dubai will open its door on Tuesday 20 October 2020.
Dubai's Expo will be a festival of human ingenuity.
The engines of growth are no longer steam-powered. Instead, collaboration and partnership have taken its place, becoming the driving force behind new developments.
Expo 2020 Dubai will showcase and explore what is possible when new ideas and people connect.
Expo 2020 Dubai will be a celebration of human ingenuity around the theme, Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, built on three pillars:
It will serve as a platform for international collaboration, fostering innovation and creating meaningful partnerships that will live far beyond 2020; not only for the UAE, but for the wider region and the world.
Expo 2020 is projected to attract 25 million visits, with 70 percent expected to come from outside the UAE the largest proportion of international visitors in the 166-year history of World Expos.
It is the first time that a World Expo has been held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region and the Arab world.
More than 200 participants including countries, companies, NGOs and educational institutions are also expected to participate.
THE UAE: HOST NATION FOR EXPO 2020
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World Expo to take place in the Middle East, Africa or South Asia.
Serving an area with a collective population of nearly 3.2 billion people and a GDP of more than USD 6.5 trillion, this will be the first Expo to be close to home for many who have had no previous access, making an immediate and lasting impact on the lives of an entire region.