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Celebrate the UAE's landmark 50th anniversary at Expo!

It's the month of UAE's Golden Jubilee! Celebrate the UAE's landmark 50th anniversary with us at Expo!


From 3 November to 4 December, we're commemorating this historic event with a special set of activities and festivities that look at the nation's journey since 1971 and what's to come in the next 50 years.

Special Shows At Al Wasl Plaza And Beyond

Celebrate craftsmanship and connection, heritage and wisdom, vision and dreams. Here are some events that will ignite your pride!

Al Meghzal: A Journey of a Thread

  • 3 November 2021 | 16:00-16:15 and 18:00-18:15 | Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre
  • A contemporary Emirati storytelling experience based on a conversation between a boy and his grandmother, representing the passing of heritage and wisdom of the past generations to the present


  • 3 November 2021 | Al Wasl Plaza
  • See projections of land, wind and sea. Each element represents a beautiful part of the nation.

Al Adiyat

  • 9 November 2021, 21:45-22:05 | Al Wasl Plaza
  • See the story of a young boy becoming a man and his visionary character, in this tribute to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.


  • Fusion performancesCross-cultural fusion performances, artists of different backgrounds, cultures and languages will find common ground through artistic expression. Catch them across the Expo site.

Foala conversations

  • The ‘Foala’ is something that falls at the very heart of Emirati tradition. Catch a number of pocket panels with discussions revolving around the similarities between UAE people and cultures at the District Stages.

Celebratory Food And Beverage Offers

Indulge a bit, after all it's not every day we celebrate 50 years!

Jubilee Gastronomy

Enjoy ultra-luxurious experiences with a line up of the world’s greatest chefs like Jordan Bailey, Niko Burkhardt and Alfredo Russo, Fatih Tutuk, and Manish Mehrotra. Chef’s Table starting at AED 795 per person. Check out the Chef's calendar and book your spot.

Bread Ahead Bakery & School

The ultimate Golden Jubilee baking experience! Learn how to make a delectable Gold Leaf Doughnut for AED 350. For bookings, call +971 50 131 0278.

Rising Flavours
Get a real taste of Arabia with the region's best young entrepreneurs and celebrity chefs. There's 2 for 1 deals on selected beverages for AED 50, and main course and soft drink combos for AED 50.


Image Credit: Expo 2020





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