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Estonia pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai presents a lifestyle

DUBAI: ‘Digital, Smart, & Sustainable’ are the three hallmarks that shape the concept of ‘e-lifestyle’ presented by the Estonian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, according to the Commissioner-General of Estonia at the world’s greatest show. “Estonia presents the most advanced digital society in the world during Expo 2020 Dubai, where everything can be done digitally […]...Read More

Employing art to express concern on digital violence

DUBAI: The rise of digital violence has become a global concern, believes the non-profit organization behind a new wooden version of a John Lennon-inspired peace sculpture The Knotted Gun, revealed recently at the Sweden Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. “It means a lot for us [to be at Expo 2020 Dubai],” said Claes Kalborg, Partner at the Non-Violence […]...Read More

Portugal’s Pavilion highlights the plastic crisis with unique installation

DUBAI: The Portugal Pavilion celebrated the 500th anniversary of the first world circumnavigation at Expo 2020, showcasing both the country’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and its cultural diversity. The pavilion inaugurated street-art sculpture Magellan Penguins, in homage to Portuguese explorer Fernão de Magalhães (Ferdinand Magellan), who led the first expedition around the globe […]...Read More

‘Japan Day’ at Expo 2020 Dubai to announce some exciting

TOKYO: Japanese authorities plan to utilise the “Japan Day” event — that will be held at Expo 2020 Dubai on December 11 — to promote the next world expo, which the Japanese city of Osaka will host in 2025. Ichiro Matsui, Mayor of Osaka, has called on the Japanese government to ease coronavirus-related travel restrictions, […]...Read More

Emirates Transport enhances school transportation via digital services

DUBAI: Emirates Transport announced the completion of a new set of digital and smart services and applications to support its operations in the public and private schools transport sector throughout the country. The move comes as part of the implementation of a digital transformation strategy for the company’s services and businesses, according to Faryal Tawakul, […]...Read More

UAE Space Agency’s unique opportunity for innovators to solve humanity’s

DUBAI: The UAE Space Agency has launched a new competition offering up to AED 4 million in funding for next-generation proposals that address climate change and food security. Scientists, entrepreneurs, academics seeking to address some of the world’s crises are invited to participate and accelerate the UAE’s knowledge-driven economy. The competition was announced under the […]...Read More

New Zealand cricket stars greet fans at the Expo 2020

DUBAI: Sports fans visiting Expo 2020 Dubai had the opportunity to meet New Zealand cricket coaches Stephen Fleming and Brendon McCullum as they toured the New Zealand Pavilion before stopping off at Tiaki restaurant. Both coaches are ambassadors of QualityNZ, suppliers of Aotearoa New Zealand’s products and services to the rapidly expanding Indian and wider South Asian market. Fleming is […]...Read More

Watch AR Rahman with Firdaus LIVE at Expo: Online live

The Firdaus orchestra, comprising 50 women and 23 nationalities, has been coached over the course of several months by Oscar-winning composer A. R. Rahman, with its first public performance taking place during the Expo Opening Ceremony. Tonight’s hour-long concert will conclude Space Week, the second of Expo’s 10 planned Theme Weeks. The orchestra will be […]...Read More

Riders to return for the 30th edition of Desert Challenge

Marking its 30th anniversary from November 5 to 11, the Desert Challenge welcomes back the sport’s top drivers and riders for another classic examination of skill, nerve, and navigational awareness, with a cluster of world titles at stake. Forming the penultimate round of the 2021 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies for cars, which it […]...Read More

The Saudi Hawks soar the skies at the Expo 2020

DUBAI: The Knights, the United Arab Emirates Air Force aerobatic display team, and The Saudi Hawks, the Royal Saudi Air Force aerobatic team, wowed the crowds with their daredevil moves above the Expo 2020 Dubai. Visitors looked up to the skies above Expo 2020’s Jubilee Park and caught another dynamic and colourful display from The […]...Read More

Ain Dubai opens with a striking show

The world’s largest and tallest observation wheel by Dubai Holding opened with thousands at the Ain Dubai Plaza that bustled with fun-filled family activities, live DJ sets, and spectacular inaugural light, drone, and fireworks show. After much anticipation, Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel celebrated its first visitors recently. The inaugural rotation […]...Read More