Ellie Goulding (right) and Andrea Bocelli.


Ellie Goulding, Andrea Bocelli to perform at Expo 2020 opening ceremony


DUBAI – The Expo 2020 is set to open with a “big bang”, with British singer Ellie Goulding and world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli to perform at the opening ceremony.

The Expo 2020 Opening Ceremony will be held at Al Wasl Plaza on September 30. The Expo 2020 will officially open on October 1 and will run for six months until March 31.

On the opening ceremony, Goulding and Bocelli will be joined by Golden Globe winning actress and singer Andra Day, megastar pianist Lang Lang and Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo.

The line-up of artists also include Mohammed Abdo, known as the Artist of Arabs, Emirati singer Fananat Al Arab Ahlam Alshamsi, Expo 2020 Dubai Ambassador Hussain Al Jassmi, UAE singer Almas and Grammy nominee Mayssa Karaa.

“This is the ‘big bang’ that sets the scene for 182 days of visually striking and emotionally inspiring experiences, as we invite visitors from across the planet to join the making of a new world,” said Tareq Ghosheh, Chief Event and Entertainment Officer at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Expo 2020 Dubai will feature more than 190 country pavilions during its six-month run. Ticket prices start at Dh95 per day. ICA/Expat Media

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