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Expo 2020 Dubai has received 14.7 million visitors as of February 21st

Expo 2020 Dubai has welcomed 14,719,277 visitors as of February 21st.

The surge in numbers was boosted by a Coldplay concert at Alwasl Plaza last week. Expo2020 Dubai’s virtual visitors have also increased to 145 million.

Domestic visits have surged 128% in the last six weeks, while overseas visits have increased 19%. Last week also saw the most school children in the field.

Dr. Luis Lacaje Pou, President of the Republic of the East of Uruguay, visited the site on February 15 and led the celebration of his country’s 2020 Dubai International Exposition. Other heads of state welcomed on this site include Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on February 16 and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on February 19. Kosovo (February 17th), Jamaica (February 18th), Serbia (February 15th).

The Serbian pavilion also hosted tennis champion Novak Djokovic prior to a workshop run by his charity. Meanwhile, international tennis champions such as John McEnroe, Kim Clijsters and Richard Krajicek fought in singles and doubles exhibition matches at the Expo Sports Arena on Saturday and Sunday (February 19-20). The highlights of the sport continued with a visit to Manchester City female athletes Esme Morgan, Karen Bardsley and Laura Coombs, followed by a live Q & A at the Women’s Pavilion.

Food, Agriculture and Livelihood Week (February 17-23) last week brought together stakeholders from across the global food value chain to spotlight a more productive and environmentally sustainable food system. started.

Meanwhile, music highlights include Filipino singer Moira Dela Torre, Sufi rock group Junoon, DJ Hani, Indian singer Shreya Ghoshal and Pakistani performers, Shakhkat Amanato and Hadiqa Kiani. It was.

Expo 2020 Dubai will be held until March 31, 2022 and will be the first World Expo with its own pavilion for all participating countries.

read: Mobility: How Expo2020 Dubai is inviting a technology-driven future

Each of the 192 country pavilions spans three major districts: sustainability, mobility and opportunity.

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