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Expo 2020 Dubai Official Opening Ceremony

This is the first time the African Union and every African nation will have a dedicated pavilions at the Dubai Expo 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, September 30, 2021/APO Group/ --

What: Expo 2020 Dubai Official Opening Ceremony

Where: Al, Wasl, Expo 2020 Dubai

When: 30th September, 2021

Time :

17:30pm GMT+2 [Southern Africa]

18:30pm GMT+3 [East Africa] and

 15:30pm WAT [West Africa Standard Time]

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Expo 2020 Dubai’s star-studded Opening Ceremony will be streamed live You-tube and all other media platforms, this will give everyone the chance to participate in the ground-breaking spectacle, wherever they might be.

This will be followed a night later by three mind-blowing fireworks displays in Dubai, marking the first full day of the Expo in a spectacular visual celebration commemorating the opening the first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, in the 170-year history of World Expos and the largest global event held since the start of the pandemic.

This is the also the first time the African Union and every African nation will have a  dedicated pavilions ( at the Dubai Expo 2020. Our goal is to position Africa as the continent of the present and the future by showcasing the opportunities to invest in the continent as underlined in #Agenda2063 ( 

For 6 months, the AU will create opportunities for key stakeholders to engage and exchange ideas for the future we want, inspiring actions that will help tackle continental challenges &help shine light on investment opportunities that exist today and in the future.

Visit our website to find out more about the African Union participation at the Expo Dubai 2020 (

Follow #AUatExpo2020 ( to get updates on our journey to Expo Dubai 2020.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of African Union (AU).

For media inquiries please contact:
Ms. Faith Adhiambo
Communications Officer - Agenda 2063
African Union Commission

Mr. Lunga Kupiso
Communications Officer - AU at Expo 2020
African Union Commission

Directorate of Information and Communication
African Union Commission
Addis Ababa | Ethiopia
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