About Expo 2020 Dubai

Held every five years, World Expos are global events running over six months that aim to celebrate innovation, educate the public on progress made by humanity, and foster cooperation between businesses, academics, scientists and countries.

The next expo will take place on 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’. Held for the first time in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region with 192 participating nations, it is expected to attract 25 million visitors. Dubai’s expo will focus on collaboration and partnership.

Expo 2020 Dubai will showcase and explore what is possible when new ideas and people connect under three sub-themes:

  1. Opportunity – unlocking the potential with individuals and communities to shape a better future
  2. Mobility – creating smarter and more productive movement of people, goods and ideas
  3. Sustainability – living in balance with the planet.

Each sub-theme will have its own area within the expo site, called a district.

The Australian Pavilion will be located in the mobility district. The Australian Pavilion will maximise commercial opportunities for Australia, showcase our cultural assets and innovations and tell the Australian story.

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