Tags : Expo2020

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

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

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

House of Pops- Mission to spread natural happiness all across

DUBAI: House of Pops, everyone’s favourite all-natural brand of ice pops and ice creams, is branching out across Dubai with the opening of new carts, kiosks, and even a store. The ice pops and ice creams combine natural ingredients, hand-crafted recipes, sustainability, and happiness in an unforgettable treat – and soon people from all over […]...Read More

Sami Yusuf’s performance at the Expo 2020 Dubai is one

DUBAI: Ahead of his showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai, ‘Beyond the Stars’, which features performers from a number of different cultures and backgrounds, British composer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, arranger, and producer Sami Yusuf talked about his influences for the event, which included the theme of Expo, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, and the Holy Quran. What can […]...Read More

Space technology is key to effective resource management!

DUBAI: The role of space technologies in providing diagnostic tools that can serve as early-warning systems, help sustain natural resources and lead to more efficient resource management was examined at Expo 2020 recent Dubai Space Business Forum. The forum, held as part of Expo’s Space Week, was attended by representatives of government bodies, the private sector, and scientific organisations. The topics covered at the […]...Read More