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The France Pavilion is located in the Mobility District of Expo 2020 Dubai.

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France National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai: Surprises in store

 

DUBAI – France is celebrating its National Day on October 2, with plenty of surprises in and around the France Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai.

The France Pavilion, located in the Mobility District, is preparing an exceptional program consisting of performing arts and street arts, organisers told Expatmedia.net. Here are details:

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet live from space station

The highlight of the day will be a 15-minute live feed with Thomas Pesquet, French ESA astronaut and Ambassador of the France Pavilion, live from the International Space Station, and the French delegation in Al Wasl Plaza at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Beatbox champs to rock the stage

Double world beatbox champions Berywam and Berytour, in partnership with French Institute of the UAE, will be rocking the Dubai Millenium Amphitheatre stage from 8pm and at 9:15pm.

Aerial show over Expo 2020

The Patrouille de France pilots will offer Expo visitors an exceptional aerial show by flying over the World Expo site. Under the blue, white and red cockade, the Patrouille de France is the symbol of the know-how and excellence of the French Air Force’s training.

Crazy hatmaker to roam the expo

Mr. Sigrid, a crazy hatmaker, will be styling the Expo visitors with original hats, distilling the colors of France all day long in the alleys of the World Expo.

Stilt walkers to meet visitors

As a link between Earth and Space, the stilt-walker company La Zizanie will perform its show “Les Cosmopodes”, in which silvery beings from space discover the singularities of planet Earth and make contact with its inhabitants. They will move around the World Expo site to meet international visitors.

Parade of students

A highlight of the Exhibition, the parade will gather thousands of visitors around its message of universality. On this occasion, the France Pavilion has invited students from seven French schools in UAE to embody the singular and moving history of France.

Detailed program on France National Day

10am-10: 30am: The Fabulous Mister Sigrid at 2020 Plaza
10:30am-11am: The Cosmopodes at Sea Plaza
11:30am-12pm: The Fabulous Mister Sigrid at Sun Plaza
12:45pm-1:30pm: Parade on the Avenue of the Nations
1.45pm-2:15pm: Air show by the Patrouille de France
3pm-3:30pm: The Fabulous Mister Sigrid at Sun Plaza
4:30pm-5pm: The Cosmopodes at Sea Plaza
5:30pm-6pm: The Fabulous Mister Sigrid at Sun Plaza
6:30pm-7pm: The Cosmopodes at Sea Plaza
7:35pm-7.40pm: A sound journey to space by ArianeGroup and Devialet, at Al Wasl Plaza
7:40pm-8pm: Exceptional duplex with Thomas Pesquet, live from the International Space Station, at Al Wasl Plaza
8pm: Beatbox concert by Berywam at Dubai Millenium Amphitheatre
8:30pm-9pm: The Fabulous Mister Sigrid at Ghaf Circle
9:15pm-9.30pm: Beatbox concert by Berywam at Dubai Millenium Amphitheatre

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