Dubai Holds Opening Ceremony For Covid-Delayed Expo 2020

The opening ceremony for Expo 2020 Dubai, the first world fair to be held in the Middle East, was held on September 30.

The opening ceremony featured performances by international artists including Andrea Bocelli and Ellie Goulding, the event’s organizers said.

More than 190 nations will participate in the event which will run until March 31, 2022, according to the Expo 2020 website.

The fair, planned to begin in 2020, was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Credit: Dubai Media Office via Storyful