Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 17 October 2019

Expo 2020 Dubai site taking shape as countdown to mega event continues

New images of some of the dazzling buildings taking pride of place at the Expo 2020 Dubai site have been released

The Expo 2020 vision is taking shape - with just one year to go until the global party gets under way.

New images of some of the stunning works of architecture that will dazzle and delight millions of visitors to the sprawling Expo 2020 Dubai site have been released.

The eye-catching pictures showcase the petal-shaped Thematic Districts and capture rapid progress being made on the construction of the Al Wasl Plaza dome, one of the shining jewels of the vast venue.

Anticipation is building rapidly for the mega event - a celebration of innovation and ingenuity which takes place every five years.

The eagerly-awaited world fair will take over Dubai from October 20, 2020 until April 10, 2021, with 192 countries taking part.

A spectacular series of celebrations will be held on October 20 - to mark the one-year countdown to the event - across the Emirates.

Chart-topping music icon Mariah Carey will be taking centre stage during a concert at Dubai's Burj Park, as events are held simultaneously in all seven emirates.

Updated: October 14, 2019 12:46 PM

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