December Highlights From Dubai Expo 2020
December is a month of celebrations and joy, with Christmas and New Year falling in the month. This month attracts more international tourists to Dubai to join the festivities. The Dubai Expo had a lot of interesting events for December. From being a Christmas wonderland to preparations for New year, a lot of exciting events were included to attract tourists and entrepreneurs. With celebrations in the air and the holiday season being here, December is one of the best months to have fun.
This month’s Expo began with the celebration of the UAE golden Jubilee. December also marks 50 years since the Emirates was founded in 1971. This was celebrated grandly for 4 days. Alicia Keys, who is celebrating 20 years in the music industry, performed at the Al Wasl Dome and released her new album titled “Keys”. MAGIC’. There was so much excitement around her performance and album.
In the middle of the month, there was an event to celebrate the Arabic language. This was organized in the Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre. Moreover, on the business front, one of the important trade events; The world conference on creative economy 2021 was held at the beginning of the month.
The Christmas celebrations began with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Al Wasl Plaza. The Expo was all decked up to celebrate Christmas. With beautiful trees and lighting, the expo looked like a winter paradise. From life-size ornaments to parades and Christmas carols, the Expo brought in the magical aspect of Christmas. Lea Salonga, the Disney legend, also performed during the beautiful Christmas evening. On the festive morning of 25 December, various sports events were also conducted. This included cycle races running around the Expo, Hip-Hop sessions, and many more.
December also has a kids festival that will go on till the 8 of January. The festival, aimed to entertain kids of different ages, has research hunts, face painting events, magicians, art and craft and so many more events. Throughout the month, festive-themed workshops on baking were also conducted at the Bread Ahead Bakery School.
New Year Fun
New years day is one of the most awaited events of December. The biggest performances for the day will be that of the Arab trio -Arqam, Hamza Hawsawi, and Jassim Mohammed. Burj Khalifa will host great light shows and fireworks for new year’s eve. DJ Armin Van Buuren’s performance on 31 will be one of the star attractions of the evening.
The midnight ball drop will be held at Al Wasl Plaza to signify the beginning of a new year. The countdown to the new year will be led by drones and there will be brilliant fireworks to welcome the year 2022. The 192 country pavilions will also host events to welcome the new year. The newly opened festival garden will also host food trucks, kiosks, and carts, creating a perfect place to enjoy your new year.
Expect More Entertainment & Opportunities This New Year
With the beginning of a new year, more exciting things are coming up in January. From stage shows to music concerts, from art and culture of the world to food from around the world, the going gets better. Visit the once in a lifetime opportunity to make everlasting memories with your loved ones. Book your tickets early for Dubai Expo 2020 and enjoy your favourite events hassle-free!