December 16th, 2019 at 12:12pm
Known as The World’s Greatest Show, the World Expo is a sheer celebration of human brilliance and achievement. A gathering of nations from every corner of the globe, the Expo has always showcased the world’s greatest achievements, advancements and innovations. A great opportunity to connect with people from all parts of the world, it is also a place to experience the best of art, culture, geography, science, technology, innovation and invention. This will ignite new thought processes and ideas and finally impact and improve lives everywhere.
The World?s Greatest Show
The eyes of the world will be on Dubai during the six months of the Expo 2020. The megaevent is designed to showcase the scientific achievements of the world’s nations, as has been the case ever since the very first expo – held in the Crystal Palace in London in the year 1851. These events serve as a stage to introduce technologies that go on to occupy the cutting edge of innovation for the near future.
Famous World Expo Innovations
The very first expo saw the introduction of steam engines along with several other technologies that went on to define the era that came after it. After this, every expo has seen technologies that have stunned audiences and changed the world as a whole.
The washing machine was introduced at the 1855 expo in Paris while the telephone was presented at the 1876 expo in Philadelphia. The expos have introduced the world to many of the conveniences of modern life, including the x-ray machine, the diesel engine, broadcast television, the first touchscreen device and even humanoid robots.
Expos Over The Years
The previous world expo took place in Milan in Italy in 2015. The theme for that year was “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life“. The expo’s participants included representatives from 145 countries. The 2010 Expo took place in Shanghai with the theme of “Better City, Better Life“. The 2010 Expo registered record participation from 192 countries.
The expo in the year 2000 took place in Hanover in Germany. This expo had participation from 180 countries. In the year 1992, the expo took place in Seville, Spain, with the theme “The Age of Discovery“. Representatives from over 100 countries participated in the 1992 expo. The next World Expo will take place in Osaka, Japan in the year 2025.
The Bids for 2020 Expo
Several cities bid for the right to host the 2020 Expo, including Yekaterinburg in Russia, Izmir in Turkey, Sao Paulo in Brazil and Dubai, UAE. On 27th November 2013, Dubai won the popular vote piping Yekaterinburg. In 2020, the city will host the 1st Expo held in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
Dubai Expo 2020
The Dubai Expo will start on 20 October 2020 and run till 10 April 2021. The theme for the event is “Connecting Minds, Creating The Future” and Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity are the sub-themes.
The mascots for the Expo 2020 are Salama, Rashid, Latifa, Alif, Opti and Terra.
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