Dubai Expo 2020 observes more than 3.5 million visits until mid-November
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Dubai(24 Nov 2021)
Just like GITEX Dubai, another much-awaited affair is Dubai Expo 2020 that observed a notable start on October 1st and has currently reported 3.5 million visits.
After the execution of 6 successful weeks, organizers revealed that the sales of the half-price November ticket are “going strong”. A day pass until November 30, from Sunday to Thursday, will cost Dh45, usually available at Dh95 ($26). This ticket also comprises 10 “Smart Queue Reservations” for participating pavilions and attractions, using which the visitors can skip queues.
Until now, the most prevalent pavilion has been that of Saudi Arabia, welcoming more than 500,000 attendees in the first month, and India's pavilion exceeded the 200,000 mark by November 3.
With an aim to maintain Expo 2020’s sustainability intentions, a vital number of individuals have traveled to and around the site using RTA transport systems. Besides the Explore Expo 2020 Dubai, Explore the World special raffle is also set to acquire one million Emirates Skywards miles along with a bunch of other advantages for those who attend as many Country Pavilions as possible. And being a part of it is even simpler this month, with a new November Weekday Pass available for Dh45.
Oscar-winner AR Rahman’s famous all-female Firdaus Orchestra amazed the visitors with the incredible performance on November 16 and November 20, World Children’s Day. Pakistani singer Atif Aslam also showed up at Expo 2020 Dubai on November 17, 2021. His performance happened at Expo’s Jubilee Stage at 9 pm which included a mix of his hits from Bollywood, Pakistan, and Coke Studio performances.
Many other star performers have added their names in Expo 2020 for a breathtaking performance. It includes some big names, for example, the world-famous Irish dance sensation that has performed multiple times for enthusiastic crowds and held master classes to encourage and invite visitors.
The end of October that included Diwali celebrations was also a notable factor for the growing number of visitors. "We always knew the figures were going to keep increasing but, it's exciting to see them rising so incredibly well," said Sconaid McGeachin, the senior vice president of communications for Expo 2020 Dubai at an onsite press conference.
The expo’s Diwali celebrations included an influential entertainment line-up. Diwali was honored by performances like India’s Salim and Sulaiman Merchant and Bollywood's playback singer Vipul Mehta. Late Nights performances at the Expo included a line of music ceremonies to celebrate the festival of lights, including an exceptional show by the Indian rapper Badshah.
This significant line-up of performances will happen the entire of November. Visitors got to see the remarkable performances of Nancy Ajram and Ragheb Alama who showed their musical power at Al Wasl Plaza on November 12.
Expo 2020 Dubai will be happening till 31st March 2022. With endless performances, more than 200 pavilions, and almost 60 events happening every day, visitors will have too many things to explore.
Expo 2020 Dubai is one of the most hyped gatherings, and it has registered 14.8 million visits since 1 October. This popular expo is an exhibition of human excellence and performance. It creates a stage enriched with unity, creativity, and entertainment that visitors will relish in the years to come. With notable guests onboard, it is an outstanding opportunity for organizers to create unique and bizarre experiences. Especially after the ease of lockdown restrictions, people are even more excited to make the most of this expo to be a vital spectator of creative and distinguished performances.