Expo 2020 Dubai’s star-studded Opening Ceremony to be streamed live to screens in New York’s Times Square

DUBAI, 30 September 2021 – City dwellers on the other side of the world, living and working in New York, can watch Expo 2020 Dubai’s spectacular Opening Ceremony on 30 September as it unfolds, with the event shown live on the oversized screens of Times Square.

Both the 37-metre-high Nasdaq screen and the Thomson Reuters display, which spans 23 storeys, with seven separate screens, will show the Opening Ceremony for one hour from 2030-2130 GST, which is just after midday in New York. A global live stream of the event is being made available by Expo organisers.

The Opening Ceremony takes place at Expo 2020’s Al Wasl Plaza dome, which is the world’s largest 360-degree projection surface, measuring 130 metres wide and 60 metres high. Audiences which be treated to a fantastic audio-visual display, as well as performances from world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli; Grammy-nominated, Golden-Globe-winning actress, singer and songwriter Andra Day; platinum-selling British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding; international mega-star pianist Lang Lang; and four-time Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo. Viewers from anywhere in the world can join the evening’s proceedings via the global live stream, available on virtualexpo.world and Expo TV from 1930 GST onwards.

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