A futuristic city representing all the world’s nations that’s designed to attract more than 25 million visitors is soon to be unveiled to the world.
Dubai is pressing ahead with its plans to host the 2020 World Expo in October, after it was postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis last year.
Dubbed as the “world’s greatest show” and expected to be the largest world’s fair in history, Expo 2020 will showcase achievements, ideas and innovations from around the world over six months in a new district built between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
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An Australian pavilion is being quietly unveiled at the expo site in anticipation of the October 1 launch.
The pavilion has been designed to show off Australia’s “diversity, ingenuity and contribution through 60,000 years of innovation” – but with international travel still almost non-existent, entry to the United Arab Emirates restricted, and Australians still unable to leave our own country, there’s no telling who will actually get to see it.
INSIDE DISTRICT 2020
Some 25 million people were expected to visit Dubai over six months for Expo 2020, the first expo to be held in an Arab nation and – as was the expectation before the pandemic – the biggest in history…