Fireworks, live concert to mark historic opening to Expo 2020 Dubai tomorrow
The opening ceremony of Expo 2020 Dubai will be broadcast live from over 430 locations across the UAE, giving everyone the opportunity to follow this extraordinary event wherever they are.
The audience will be watching the opening ceremony through screens in many locations, including airports, shopping centers, hotels and other landmarks of the country, and following the entire ceremony live on the air.
The ceremony is set to start at 07:30pm on Thursday evening (Sept.30).
The event can also be followed through live broadcasts on Expo TV at 07:30pm. LINK: https://virtualexpo.world/
The opening ceremony will be followed on the following day by three fireworks displays in different parts of Dubai, marking the launch of the international event and opening its doors to the public. The fireworks event will be held on the evening of Oct.1, 2021 at 8:20pm in Dubai Festival City, The Pointe (Palm Jumeirah), Dubai Frame.
The concert will be performed by a group of Arab and international artists, including Emirati artists Ahlam and Hussein Al Jasmi, Arab artist, Mohammed Abdo, ambassador of Expo 2020 Dubai, Emirati rising star Almas, and Lebanese-American singer Maysa Karaa.
International stars participating in the ceremony include famous opera singer Andrea Bocelli, British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding, famous Chinese pianist Lang Lang, artist Angelique Kidjo, and singer-songwriter Andra Day.
Those in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi can follow the international event from the Yas Plaza area, and in Ras Al Khaimah, screens will be provided for the event in a number of locations, including the Corniche, Al Marjan Island and Al Manar Mall.
The public in the Emirate of Ajman will be able to follow the launch evening of Expo 2020 Dubai from the heritage district, and from Fujairah in the "Al Hosn District."
As for the Emirate of Umm Al Quwain, the event can be viewed through the areas affiliated with the Department of Tourism and Heritage, the Municipality Department, and through the social networks of the Executive Council and Planning Department.
More than 240 hotels in the UAE will showcase the opening night of Expo 2020 Dubai, including Rove, Armani, Address and Vida by Emaar hotels, as well as Accor hotels, Marriott, Hilton, IHG hotels, Rotana hotels, Jumeirah Group hotels, Hyatt hotels, and Atlantis, The Palm.
The official opening ceremony of Expo 2020 Dubai will be shown at Abu Dhabi and Dubai International Airports, as well as events to watch the concert organised by partners such as Emirates Airlines, Dulsco, Terminus Group, L'Oreal and Nissan.
Some of the major companies in the UAE are presenting the opening ceremony inside their headquarters, including: Jashanmal branches, Majid Al Futtaim group malls, Mediclinic branches, at City Walk Dubai, inside Zabeel Ladies Club, Sharaf DG branches, Nakheel Mall, Ibn Battuta Mall, and fitness centers.