2020 Dubai Expo has finally opened after being delayed by covid-19 pandemic. extravagant opening ceremony ushered in global event, which will run until March 2022. host of stars from music world joined the spectacular ceremony. These included world-renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli, China's flamboyant pianist Lang Lang and Saudi Arabian singer Mohammed Abdu. International news agencies reported on dazzling ceremony. CNN said: "Dubai doesn't do anything by half. The city always goes big." The Reuters news agency wrote about " lavish ceremony of fireworks, music and messaging about the power of global collaboration for more sustainable future".
The World Expo is global event that takes place in different city every five years. Its aims are to showcase solutions to fundamental challenges faced by humanity, and to bring people of world together. Organizers of the Dubai Expo selected theme: "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future". The Expo will also be dedicated to sub-themes of sustainability, mobility and opportunity. It is first Expo to be held in the Middle East. Over next six months, 25 million visitors will see cutting-edge and cultural exhibitions from almost 200 countries. When Dubai made its bid to host the Expo, city's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum promised Dubai would "astonish world".