Expo 2020 Dubai celebrates 20 million visits to date. Special projection on Al Wasl dome and fireworks planned to mark the milestone.
21 March 2022, 12:00 AM
31 March 2022, 12:00 AM
Expo 2020 Dubai reached the remarkable milestone of 20 million visits on Saturday — only five million away from its goal of attracting 25 million visits, the Expo News Service announced on March 19.
According to official numbers, almost 70 per cent of guests who have visited the Expo hail from the UAE. The latest figures also show that children under the age of 18 have visited more than 2.8 million times.
The achievement will be celebrated later on Saturday at 8.30pm, with a special projection on Al Wasl dome and fireworks.
Almost 70 per cent of visits came from the UAE. Latest figures show that children under the age of 18 have visited more than 2.8 million times.
Displaying huge resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges, the biggest event ever to be held in the Arab world has combined cultural, educational and entertainment experiences, with 192 countries coming together to showcase the best their nations have to offer.
There is still opportunity to experience Expo with Water Week – the 10th and final Expo 2020 Dubai Theme Week – running from March 20 to 26 and examining how we can protect our most precious resource. The Week is part of the Programme for People and Planet, which seeks to explore humanity’s most critical challenges and opportunities.
A host of countries from across the planet will celebrate their Expo 2020 Dubai National Days, including Canada (19 March), Pakistan (23 March), South Africa (28 March) and India (28 March), followed by the Honour Day of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body of World Expos, on 30 March.