eseoulpost
WorldwideExhibitions
Expo 2020 Dubai highlights importance of ‘connecting minds’ at CultureSummit
min  |  min
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
승인 2017.04.12  
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn
   

ABU DHABI, 11th April, 2017 (WAM) -- Expo 2020 Dubai reinforced its commitment to promoting cultural exchange as a means of encouraging positive global social development at the CultureSummit 2017 in Abu Dhabi.
The summit, which began on April 9, will run till April 13. It includes 300 leaders from government, the arts, media, technology and philanthropy from more than 80 countries, working together on joint solutions for pressing global challenges such as climate change and job creation for youth in the face of increasing automation.
Three Expo 2020 Dubai representatives, Dr Tarek Oliviera Shayya, Chief International Participants Officer, Expo 2020 Dubai; Dr Hayat Shamsuddin, Senior Advisor, Culture; and Manal Al Bayat, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Integration,spoke at the Expo 2020 Dubai Preview panel session on Tuesday, focusing on the Expo’s plans to deliver a platform to celebrate the exchange of cultures from around the world.
The panel outlined how, through embodying the theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, Expo 2020 Dubai will be an outstanding opportunity to witness first-hand the cultural exchange and understanding between the UAE and the world. It will also present a valuable opportunity to explore potential areas of partnership and collaboration.
Dr Hayat Shamsuddin said: "We believe the connection of people leads to progress through the sharing of ideas and the exchange of cultures, which is why events such as the CultureSummit and Expo 2020 Dubai are moments that help to shape a better world.
"Expo 2020 Dubai will be a celebration of the diversity of the UAE and the long-standing traditions of the broader Arab region, as well as the mosaic of identities, cultures and traditions offered by each nation across the globe,"she added.
With more than 180 countries expected to participate, Expo 2020 Dubai aims to unleash imagination and creative expression with the target of leaving a cultural legacy built on openness, with lasting benefits for generations to come.
Expo 2020 Dubai is exploring ways to work with cultural experts, artists and designers to create an authentic Emirati experience that shares the UAE’s culture with visitors from around the world, and provide participating countries with the opportunity to exhibit cultural and creative works to encourage the connection of minds.
Emirati culture will be incorporated into the design of the Expo 2020 site, including the UAE Pavilion, which is inspired by a national symbol of the UAE – the falcon – in flight. Thematic Districts will also give visitors a flavour of the Arab world, as well as dedicated spaces and stages to host performances that reflect Emirati culture.
Additionally, the recently unveiled Al Wasl Plaza, named after the historical designation for Dubai (Al Wasl), meaning ‘connection’ in Arabic, reflects both the heritage of Dubai and Expo 2020’s goal of bringing people of all backgrounds together.
Expo 2020 Dubai will open its doors on October 20, 2020 and will end on April 10, 2021. It will be a festival for all, where everyone can learn, innovate, create progress and have fun by sharing ideas and working together.

< 저작권자 © eseoulpost 무단전재 및 재배포금지 >
폰트키우기 폰트줄이기 프린트하기 메일보내기 신고하기
트위터 페이스북 미투데이 요즘 네이버 구글 msn 뒤로가기 위로가기
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
자동등록방지용 코드를 입력하세요!   
확인
- 200자까지 쓰실 수 있습니다. (현재 0 byte / 최대 400byte)
- 욕설등 인신공격성 글은 삭제 합니다. [운영원칙]
이 기사에 대한 댓글 이야기 (0)
Most Read
1
Sharjah Museums Authority, Institut Francais in UAE celebrate 40 years of UAE-French archaeological cooperation
2
Marawi liberation proves gov’t working to make PH safe: DOT
3
Two Koreas' diplomats to attend Russian forum this week
4
DOT ‘Bring Home a Friend to the PH’ now accepting entries
5
PHL Tourism Sec. Teo revives BHAF to increase inbound tourist traffic
6
UAE to participate in 122nd Autumn Canton Fair 2017
7
UAE / Healthcare
8
Biggest non-OPEC oil producers look to Abu Dhabi for new business
9
NMC, SGMB discuss joint media cooperation
10
8.6 million passengers, 21,000 aircraft passed through Sharjah International Airport in 9 months
Photo News Green Biz
Global platform for smart & sustainable cities officially  launched in Seoul
Global platform for smart & sustai...
min
Global platform for smart & sustainable cities to be launched by World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO) in Seoul on May 23
Global platform for smart & sustai...
min
50 successfully rehabilitated sea turtles released for Endangered Species Day
50 successfully rehabilitated sea ...
min
UAE is well placed to take lead in renewable energy storage
UAE is well placed to take lead in...
min
Bee’ah’s campaign for ‘Recycling Just Got Easier’ sparks community action
Bee’ah’s campaign for ‘Recycling J...
min
Photo News Sports
Emirates becomes official partner of 2018 Ryder Cup
Emirates becomes official partner ...
min
DOT in talks for staging of Pacquiao-Horn rematch in PH
DOT in talks for staging of Pacqui...
min
Mohammed bin Rashid attends endurance race in Euston Park, UK
Mohammed bin Rashid attends endura...
min
Cebu to host Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific C’ship anew   in 2018
Cebu to host Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pac...
min
PyeongChang Olympics wins new strongest ally -- the president
PyeongChang Olympics wins new stro...
min
Official mascot of FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 unveiled
Official mascot of FIFA Club World...
min
Official FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 mascot to be unveiled Tuesday
Official FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2...
min
Badminton tournament opens for multicultural families
Badminton tournament opens for mul...
min
Photo News World
Emirates becomes official partner of 2018 Ryder Cup
Emirates becomes official partner ...
min
DOT in talks for staging of Pacquiao-Horn rematch in PH
DOT in talks for staging of Pacqui...
min
Mohammed bin Rashid attends endurance race in Euston Park, UK
Mohammed bin Rashid attends endura...
min
Cebu to host Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific C’ship anew   in 2018
Cebu to host Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pac...
min
PyeongChang Olympics wins new strongest ally -- the president
PyeongChang Olympics wins new stro...
min
Official mascot of FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 unveiled
Official mascot of FIFA Club World...
min
Official FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 mascot to be unveiled Tuesday
Official FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2...
min
Badminton tournament opens for multicultural families
Badminton tournament opens for mul...
min
Photo News Opinion
Moon reiterates call for bipartisan efforts to deal with security issues
Moon reiterates call for bipartisa...
min
Moon says promulgation of Korean alphabet connects with spirit of democracy
Moon says promulgation of Korean a...
min
Unification minister urges N. Korea to allow family reunions
Unification minister urges N. Kore...
min
Korea celebrates National Foundation Day on October 3 in ceremonies nationwide
Korea celebrates National Foundati...
min
S. Korea's exports soar 35 pct in Sept. reach all-time high
S. Korea's exports soar 35 pct in ...
min
S. Korean president meets former POWs marking Armed Forces Day
S. Korean president meets former P...
min
Moon calls for increased deterrence against N. Korean nuclear provocations
Moon calls for increased deterrenc...
min
Moon urges bipartisan efforts to overcome N. Korean nuclear threat, ensure growth
Moon urges bipartisan efforts to o...
min
Newspaper AboutNews ReportAdvertiseComplaintsPrivacy PolicyJuvenile protectionRejection of E-mail Collection
Gangnam-gu, Teheran 52 street in Tehran Bldg, 616(Yeoksam-dong)  |  Main Phone: 02) 563-0604  |  Fax: 02) 538-5665
Chairman : jeong-woo Lee  |  Advisor : byung-il Min  |  Publisher: jae-mo Kah  |  Editors: il-hong Kim
Registration Number 1928 Seoul ah  |  eseoulpost.com / eseoulpost.net / Global Korea.,Ltd
Copyright © 2011 eseoulpost. All rights reserved. mail to jaemokah@daum.com , kih10kr@empas.com/ www.globalkorea.info
arabafrica.net / UAE Interract / Emirtes News Agency(WAM)/ http://wam.org.ae / www.uaeinteract.com