World EXPO’s are the largest and longest-running mega-events that are hosted every five years in different cities around the world. They have wowed audiences since their inception in London in 1851, and over the years showcased innovations including the mobile phone, x-ray machine and even the ice cream cone for the very first time! This six-month festival celebrates human brilliance and achievements in the fields of architecture, technology, innovation, music, arts and much more.
Being the resident of UAE I feel myself very lucky that I will witness this once in a lifetime event held in our country. This is the first world EXPO in the Middle East region. Also, for the first time in EXPO history, there will not only be countries’ pavilions available but also thematic and landmark pavilions to enjoy live entertainment, history, culture and innovation. The EXPO will be held for six months (1 October 2021 lo 31 March 2022) and during this period you will experience the warm Emirati hospitality, discover world-class global culture, international cuisines and thrilling entertainment.
Theme for EXPO 2020 Dubai
Every world EXPO has a theme geared towards finding solutions for a better future. The theme for the EXPO 2020 is ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, with three sub-themes that inspire solutions to some of the world’s greatest challenges. True to its motto ”connecting minds, creating the future” you will connect with like-minded people from all over the world and discover things you have never seen before.
Every sub-theme is brought to life through a thematic pavilion created by world’s most renowned architects. The three sub-themes are;
1 – Opportunity
Opportunity is at the heart of development, creating new opportunities for individual and communities to help them meet their current requirements and unlock the potential to shape their future, creating a better world. The main pavilion in this sub-theme is UN HUB where you will explore the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDC) and learn about how you can contribute to a brighter future. The audio-visual experience will make you think about issues related to basic needs of water, food, and energy, and the sustainable solution provided by real-life individuals who are agents of change in their own communities. We must make individual and collective action for the sustainable development goals (SDG) and at the end you can pledge your one.