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As 2019 comes to an end, a whole new year full of high expectations is beginning. The countdown for Dubai's long-awaited Expo 2020 event has begun, and with one year to go, Dubai is going the extra mile with celebrations. The United Arab Emirates is no stranger to extravaganzas and breaking records, and now it’s getting ready to host the huge event with all seven emirates celebrating.

Events around the country are taking place, with live performances in Dubai, going all out with a Mariah Carey performance and acclaimed Emirati singers, giving a little taste of what Expo 2020 is going to present and setting the high expectations of the whole world. The awaited date is October 20th, 2020, bringing the world together with over 200 international participants and a whopping number of expected visitors, 25 million visitors from all over the world-- all in the spirit of celebration, collaboration, and hope for a better future. The whole world will have their eyes on the UAE, hoping it meets the exceptional event that has been promised for a couple of years. The country is going all out to make sure it’s well prepared, building new train lines, hotels, and spectacular plans are being unveiled -- 6 years of preparations and $8 billion of investments are all coming down to this. The general director of Expo 2020, Reem Al Hashimy has said “As we mark one-year-to-go until the UAE welcomes the world to Expo 2020, these spectacular nationwide celebrations will usher in the final leg of a historic journey and a major achievement not only for Dubai, but for the entire UAE.”

The event was conceived as an international exhibition showcasing the best of every nation, focused on innovation, technology, and architecture. So mark your calendars for October 20th, 2020. The whole world will be watching – no pressure, UAE.

Source: Breaking Travel News