The future is now!

The world exhibition, also known as Exposition Universal International, Expo or World’s Fair, is an international exhibition that was able to establish itself as a technical and craft exhibition during the period of industrialization.

World fairs are often characterized by interesting architecture, which tries to express the characteristics of the respective country. The original concept aimed primarily at the presentation of industrial and commercial capabilities and the demonstration of new technical developments. The fact that the world is in a constant state of flux has led to a shift in the focus of the subjects of the exhibitions supervised by the BIE to more fundamental subjects that concern all of humanity. A general thematic focus was set in 1972 through a decision by the BIE to emphasize education as the goal of the world exhibitions. In 1994 it was stated that world exhibitions should address the pressing problems of the present. The next Expo will take place in Dubai in 2020 on the topic of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Expo 2020 is to take place from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, which will cover 483 hectares in 3 districts:

Sustainability: You will see some of the world’s most advanced technologies in action, what countries are doing to promote sustainability, and experience how the human race can enjoy life in harmony with nature in a high-tech future.

Mobility: We live in a world of unlimited connections. Explore horizons that drive human progress, as mobility continues to transform the way we live, connect with people, understand different cultures, and exchange knowledge and ideas in a more intelligent and productive way.

Opportunity: there is a ripple effect in everything we do. Even one person can hold the key to unlocking eight billion opportunities that can help individuals and communities create a better tomorrow today. It is time to release your inner potential and be an agent of change!

Expo 2020 Dubai, the theme of the event

The theme of this edition of Expo will be “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future” and the event has the ambition to make a decisive contribution in just 182 days to “Creating a better planet”. The whole exhibition will be organized around a large central square called Al Wasl (“connection” in Arabic), from where the three thematic areas of Mobility, Sustainability, and Opportunity can be reached.

Expo 2020 Dubai, the numbers of the mega event

Three thematic areas through which it will be possible to explore the more than 192 pavilions of the participating countries. A unique and unrepeatable experience, an extraordinary journey through the Italy of beauty, the modernity of Japan, suspended between technology and tradition, the warm hospitality of the Emirates, Norway’s vocation for the protection of the oceans and their habitat. Find out how these countries are working together to create a better future. Here are the salient numbers of Expo 2020:

3 thematic areas

192 Pavilions

20 Entertainment areas

60 daily shows

Expo 2020 Dubai, tickets and travel packages

From 01/10/2021 to 31/03/2022 Dubai will host the Universal Exposition.

To allow you to visit this extraordinary event, which takes the name of Expo 2020 Dubai and of which Friendly Iran is an Authorized Ticket Reseller, we have specially designed three travel packages with different duration and many alternatives to stay overnight in the best hotels in Dubai.

Tickets for Expo 2020 Dubai are already on sale at a promotional price. There are various types of tickets, from the day entrance ticket to the multi-day ticket, to the ticket valid for entry throughout the event. The rates and ticket types for Expo 2020 Dubai are as follows:

The cost of the daily entrance ticket for adults (18-59 years) for 1 day is 95 AED (22 euros).

The cost of the multi-day pass for adults (18-59 years) for 30 days is 195 AED (45 euros).

The cost of the season pass for adults (18-59 years) for 6 months is 495 AED (115 euros).

Children and teenagers aged 17 and under, students, the disabled, and adults over the age of 60 can enter for free.

Tickets for children under six will only be issued to visitors upon arrival at the Expo entrance and cannot be booked online.

Expo 2020 Dubai, dates: When to go

The event, which was supposed to take place in 2020 and has been postponed due to the global emergency linked to Covid-19, will take place every day from 01/10/2021 to 31/03/2022, including holidays such as Diwali, UAE National Day, Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year and Women’s Day. You can also visit our page and get useful information about Dubai What to see in Dubai: the 10 must-see attractions!

To visit the beautiful city of Dubai.

The opening hours are as follows:

Saturday – Wednesday from 10:00 to 01:00

Thursday and Friday from 10:00 to 02:00

Iran at Expo 2020 Dubai

Iran offers visitors an unforgettable experience of culture, art, science, and mobility even at Expo Dubai! Iran Pavilion shows a Persian garden. The pavilion best summarizes all the innovative capacity of Iran. Iran pavilion with an area of ​​2014 square meters is located in the mobility zone in the Expo 2020 Dubai site and is an authentic platform capable of enhancing the role of arts, culture, and re-launching Iran historical and artistic heritage.

Expo 2020 Dubai and Trip to visa-free Island in Iran

Due to Iran’s proximity to Dubai, this is a good opportunity to visit Iran at the same time as visiting the Expo 2020 Dubai. A trip to Iran opens up to a world of unexpected discoveries. Cradle of Persian civilization and a land of passage for caravans and traders, Iran has been a thriving crossroads of cultures for centuries and knows how to amaze with the unexpected surprises it offers to those who visit it.

Among the cities and landscapes, the island of Kish is located in the Persian Gulf and is part of the national territory of Iran. If you want to enjoy the sea, the sun and the truly oriental luxury and comfort, Kish is sure to please you. According to tourists, the beaches here are even better than in the Emirates. And Kish itself occupies the second position in the nomination “The most beautiful islands in Western Asia” (after Socotra in the Indian Ocean). The beaches here are free and well equipped.

Kish Island, known as the gem of the Persian Gulf and the most luxurious beach in Iran, is a free trade zone (and also a visa-free zone). The island hosts the most luxurious hotels and modern shopping centers. Kish is a small island with an area of 91 square kilometers that features a combination of modernity and tradition, including history and culture. You can experience all kinds of creative, exciting, and attractive aquatic and non-aquatic entertainment from a variety of water parks to orchards, aquariums, dolphin parks, cruise ships, paragliding, jet skis, and etc.