Frequently Asked Questions
If you are looking for quick answers to the most important questions about African Union at ExpoDubai2020 our FAQs are here to help.
- What is a World Expo
World Expos are one of the oldest and largest international events on the planet, taking place every five years and lasting six months. It is a festival for all, where everyone can experience, explore, innovate and have fun by sharing ideas and working together.
- What is Expo 2020 Dubai
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Through our theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, we aim to host a World Expo that inspires people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world.
- Who is participating at Expo 2020 Dubai
There will be more than 200 participants including nations, multilateral organisations, businesses and educational institutions. To date, more than 190 nations from across the world have confirmed their participation at Expo 2020.
- When is Expo 2020 Dubai
Expo 2020 will run for six months from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. It will be open seven days a week, from 10:00 to 00:00 on weekdays and 10:00 to 02:00 on weekends and special days.
- What will happen to the Expo 2020 Dubai site once the Expo finishes?
In line with the Expo 2020 subtheme of Sustainability, 80% of Expo-built buildings and structures will find new life in the thriving future city of District 2020. A key pillar of Expo 2020’s aim to leave a meaningful and lasting legacy, District 2020 will be a connected global centre for the next generation of innovators, original thinkers and pioneers for generations to come.
- How can I take part in Expo 2020 Dubai?
There are many ways in which you can participate. The Expo Live programme offers support and funding to those with creative solutions to global challenges, the Expo 2020 Volunteers programme is welcoming more than 30,000 volunteers, the World Majlis sessions bring together current and aspiring thought leaders from across the planet, and a wide range of business opportunities are available at the Online Marketplace.
- Can I buy tickets for Expo 2020?
We have put a hold on selling tickets for Expo 2020 for the moment. We will let you know when tickets are available for the new dates (1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022), and look forward to welcoming you next year.