expo 2020 opening ceremony agenda

with the golden ring of connectivity – the inspiration for the expo 2020 dubai logo – raised to the trellis of the magnificent al wasl plaza, the beating heart of the expo site and the spectacular setting for the captivating ceremony, the most inclusive world expo ever was officially underway. his excellency sheikh nahayan mabarak al nahayan, uae minister of tolerance and coexistence and commissioner general of expo 2020 dubai, welcomed the world to expo 2020 dubai – and to the uae – in his speech, saying: “expo 2020 dubai will provide a significant platform for all people to connect, discuss and work together. with more than 80 million albums under his belt, classical music's biggest-selling living artist said that performing at expo 2020 was a “great honour” and that his presence at al wasl “reflects all of the affection my audience has been giving me for many years and i hope to give it back”.