UAE Business: UK Day to take over Expo with a feast of all things British – Gulf Digital News

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UAE Business: UK Day to take over Expo with a feast of all things British – Gulf Digital News

Expo 2020 Dubai is preparing for a full-site takeover for UK National Day to celebrate extraordinary talents across the UK, from established musicians to emerging artists. On February 10, 2022, the Expo site will become an extension of the UK, with new and diverse music, theatre, arts, poetry, comedy, film, food and innovation that speaks to all ages and backgrounds, inviting the world to see things differently. A marching band will herald the start of UK National Day in style, opening the Expo gates, which were constructed by UK Architect Asif Khan, before leading the way to the UK Pavilion to start the opening ceremony at the Al Wasl Dome, the beating heart of Expo 2020 Dubai. This will be followed by the UK National Day flag-raising ceremony at the Stage of Nations under the Al Wasl Dome. Music will be central to the UK’s takeover of Expo 2020 Dubai, with a UK music festival featuring a diverse line-up encapsulating a multitude of genres, including acoustic, rock, indie, grime, RnB, soul and afro beats. The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will challenge traditional perceptions with a selection of modern scores and intriguing collaborations within the Al Wasl Dome, while