Wednesday 20 October 2021

Dubai Culture 'ready to welcome visitors to Expo 2020'

DUBAI, 24 days ago

Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Official Culture Supporter of Expo 2020, has announced its readiness to welcome visitors at all its facilities and assets across the emirate.
The authority has prepared various cultural projects and initiatives that will enhance the emirate's creative scene and enrich this global event’s cultural and creative content, Emirates news agency WAM reported.
Dubai Culture Director-General Hala Badri confirmed that Expo 2020 constitutes an ideal platform for the authority to introduce millions of visitors and residents to the city's culture and creative economy. 
She said: "It would enrich their experience through various interactive events and activities and strengthen Dubai's position as a global centre for culture, an incubator for creativity, a thriving hub for talent and as the global capital of creative economy."
Badri added: "Dubai is a city whose present is based on its authentic past and rich cultural content; the emirate is headed towards a prosperous future. 
"At Expo 2020, which brings together the world’s cultures and creativity to chart the features of a better future for humanity, we will celebrate this rich content and inspire the whole world with the ambitions of our leadership and people."
In line with the roadmap 2020-2026, the authority is committed to making culture accessible to everyone through the historical, heritage and cultural assets that it manages. Dubai Culture also enables and supports many annual events that have become an integral part of the emirate’s cultural agenda. 
It is keen to ensure that all facilities affiliated to the culture and heritage sector, such as museums, libraries, heritage sites, and art galleries, among others, are operating at optimal degrees of readiness to welcome visitors to Expo 2020.
Badri stressed that the authority was also keen to train all its teams to welcome visitors to the expo and present an exemplary cultural experience.
More than 25 million visitors are expected at Expo 2020 Dubai, taking place from October 1 to March 31, 2022.


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