Events throughout Expo-2020
in Ukraine

National Day of Ukraine and official events

Presentation program of Ukraine at Expo-2020 (days of Ukraine) include the following events and activities:
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1 October 2021 events devoted to official opening of Expo-2020.

2

National Day of Ukraine. It is the official event under theRules of Expo-2020 which is held by each country once throughout the exhibition period. Steering Committee of Expo-2020 set up the date of Ukraine National Day which is 4 October,2021.

3

During March 2022, before the official closing of Expo-2020, the official delegation of Ukraine, which includes the leaders of Ukraine, representatives of the Government and statesmen, will take part in the exhibition. The cultural program will be run involving popular Ukrainian bands.

4

Ukrainian official reception It is planned to invite UAE and other participating countries’ statesmen, their Commissioner-Generals and representatives of cultural and business community. It is an image-making and presentation event.

Business and entertainment program

Each month of Expo-2020 is devoted to a certain topic reflecting the key theme of the exhibition – ‘Connecting the minds, Creating the future’ and its main sub-themes – ‘Mobility’, ‘Opportunity’, ‚Sustainability’.

Ukraine will represent its business program aiming to demonstrate the potential of Ukrainian economy and enhance the attitude of the world community to our country as a reliable partner.

High-scale speakers from Ukraine and host country, as well as business representatives from relevant industries will participate in a number of forums. 

Target audience of business events are business and governmental representatives from UAE and participating countries.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AT UKRAINE’S PAVILION

*The following schedule is subject to change in alignment with the official schedule of the World Expo 2020 Dubai.

OCTOBER 2021

01.10.2021

Ukraine’s Pavilion Official Opening Ceremony at the World Expo 2020 Dubai

04.10.2021

Ukraine National Day at the World Expo 2020 Dubai

03-09.10.2021

ENERGY DAYS RENPOWER.

04.10.2021

The Bilateral Ukraine – United Arab Emirates Business Forum

17-23.10.2021

The schedule of events at Ukraine’s Pavilion throughout the Space Week at the World Expo 2020 Dubai. 

During the Space Week at the World Expo 2020, the State Space Agency (SSA) will hold a presentation event “Ukraine in Space”. The event’s schedule includes a speech by Volodymyr Taftay, the Head of the SSA, and a series of topical presentations by the enterprises representing the space industry of Ukraine.

The schedule of events at Ukraine’s Pavilion throughout the Space Week at the World Expo 2020 Dubai. 

The Space Week at the World Expo 2020 Dubai will be held on October 17-23, 2021, as a part of a series of topical weeks dedicated to global challenges.

On October 24th at 10:30 AM the State Space Agency (SSA) will hold a presentation event “Ukraine in Space” at Ukraine’s Pavilion. The event’s schedule includes a speech by Volodymyr Taftay, the Head of the SSA, and a series of topical presentations by the enterprises representing the space industry of Ukraine. The State Space Agency would like to cordially invite international space industry representatives to attend the event.

20.10.2021

International Conference “DAYS OF KYIV IN DUBAI 2021”

Official representatives of the Tourism and Promotion Agency of the Kyiv City Council will participate in a series of events called “Touristic Ukraine”.

NOVEMBER 2021

08.11.2021

Ukraine Sports Days “UA SPORTS” at the World Expo 2020 Dubai. 

The current schedule for “UA SPORTS” includes: show performances; autograph sessions and photocalls with Ukrainian sport stars; presentations of innovative products; a tour of Ukraine’s Pavilion.

You are cordially invited to attend the Sports Day “UA SPORTS” at the World Expo 2020 Dubai on November 10, 2021, at 10 AM to 1 PM.

The event will be held at Ukraine’s Pavilion, as well as on the premises of a Sports, Fitness and Wellbeing Hub (Mobility District). 

It is organized by the Youth and Sports Ministry of Ukraine with assistance from the Embassy of Ukraine to the UAE, the Consulate of Ukraine in Dubai, national sports federations, the ARAM Gymnastics Club (Dubai), and the Dynamo Football Academy (Dubai).

The current schedule for “UA SPORTS” includes: 

  • show performances; 
  • autograph sessions and photocalls with Ukrainian sports stars; 
  • presentations of innovative products; 
  • a tour of Ukraine’s Pavilion.

20-24.11.2021

Ukraine Export Promotion Days.

DECEMBER 2021

06-08.12.2021

“UA Organic Products. The presentation of Ukraine’s potential in the field of production and export of organic produce at Ukraine’s Pavilion during the World Expo 2020 Dubai”

10.12.2021

A visit of the leaders of local communities from the Ukrainian Town Association is scheduled to take place during the topical business event “Regional Cooperation” (the potential of Ukrainian regions).

15.12.2021

A visit of the representatives of the EXECUTIVE MBA educational program at the Kyiv-Mohyla Business School is scheduled to take place during the event called “Ukraine Economic Days”. A panel discussion will be held on the topic of state support for businesses abroad and the participation of Ukrainian companies in the World Expo 2020.

JANUARY 2022

14.01.2022

“CREATIVE YOUTH”, the event to celebrate creative youth, initiated by the founders of the LegacyUkraine Project in conjunction with the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University will be held.

23-29.01.2022

A topical week “UA HEALTHCARE: MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES” to be held at Ukraine’s Pavilion. 

25.01.2022

A visit of the representatives of the Business Community “Board” to Ukraine’s Pavilion is scheduled to take place during the topical week “UA HEALTHCARE: MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES” and a series of events “Innovative Ukraine”. A panel discussion to be held at Ukraine’s Pavilion on the specifics of doing business in the UAE and the possibilities for Ukrainian companies to emerge in the Middle Eastern markets.

29.01.2022

“Regional Cooperation”: an aforementioned visit of the leaders of local communities from the Ukrainian Town Association to Ukraine’s Pavilion.

February 2022

13-17.02.2022

AGRO UA: SMART DECISIONS. A series of business and presentation events aimed to involve the members of business community of Ukraine and the UAE.

On February 12-16, 2022, a series of business and presentation events involving the members of business community of Ukraine and the UAE will be held at Ukraine’s Pavilion within the framework of “AGRO UA: SMART DECISIONS”.

Ukrainian companies have been actively participating in the aforementioned expo for 9 years now. They have been making joint presentations and can boast several successful cases. Approximately 40 Ukrainian companies have already confirmed their interest in this year’s expo as well.

The schedule for this theme includes:

  • a joint presentation of Ukrainian food and drink manufacturers at the International Food and Drink Industry Exhibition “Gulfood 2022”;
  • a presentation of the companies at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 to the business community present at the Expo;
  • B2B and B2G events to be held at the pavilions of the Expo participants;
  • a visit to the Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC). 

14.02.2022

Music Concert “GEN UA: Ukrainian Artists New Generation” will be held.

MARCH 2022

04.03.2022

The representatives of Ukrainian community in the UAE will gather at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 to protest Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine.

Please join the event to show support for Ukraine on 04.03.2022 at 7 PM at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020.

The program of the event includes a performance of Ukrainian anthem, as well as other performances by Ukrainian artists, poetry declamation, and getting acquainted in order to coordinate media campaign and provide humanitarian aid for Ukraine.

12.03.2022

The representatives of Ukrainian community in the UAE will gather at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 to protest Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine.

Please join the event to show support for Ukraine on 12.03.2022 at 2 PM at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020.

The program of the event includes a performance of Ukrainian anthem, as well as other performances by Ukrainian artists, poetry declamation, and getting acquainted in order to coordinate media campaign and provide humanitarian aid for Ukraine.

26.03.2022

With the support of Poland’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020, a concert of Polish singer Carolina Cicha will be held at Ukraine’s Pavilion. She will be performing on March 26th at 6.30 PM, 7.30 PM and 8.30 PM.

27.03.2022

As a part of the Nordic Music Week, a concert of Nordic pianists will be held as a show of support and solidarity with the people of Ukraine.

27.03.2022

A live broadcast of the International Charity Concert Marathon in support of Ukraine “Save Ukraine – #StopWar” will take place.

29.03.2022

On March 29, 2022, “Stand with Ukraine”, an event in support of Ukraine, will take place at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 in Dubai.

The representatives of Ukrainian community in the UAE will gather at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020 to protest Russia’s brutal war against Ukraine. Please join the event to show support for Ukraine on 29.03.2022 at 7 PM at Ukraine’s Pavilion at the World Expo 2020.

The program of the event includes a performance of Ukrainian anthem, as well as other performances by Ukrainian artists, poetry declamation, and getting acquainted in order to coordinate media campaign and provide humanitarian aid for Ukraine.

Besides business program, Ukraine will present a variety of cultural events at Expo 2020. Despite language, customs and history differences, culture unites the nations.

Ukrainian pavilion is designed to demonstrate our heritage with all its unique authenticity. Ukrainian people have ancient traditions but today we are modern, creative and young and want to take our place in the world community.

Thus, a special program is designed to attract attention of the audience to the Ukrainian pavilion during the celebration Expo 2020. On certain dates an invited Ukrainian artist will have a live performance and carry out photoshoot and signing. After the concert program the attendees will be invited to enjoy buffet with traditional Ukrainian food. These events are planned to attract attention of political and business elite of UAE and participating countries.

Real-time artistic events will be a special cultural treat for the visitors. They will be able to see the artists do pottery, carpet weaving, ornamental carving and various techniques of traditional Ukrainian embroidery. The following cultural exhibitions are planned: the history of Ukrainian embroidery and embroidered shirts (vyshyvanky), Transcarpathian music instruments, modern Ukrainian arts – installations, paintings wood carving.

So, the cultural program of Ukraine at Expo 2020 is formed to create a positive understanding of our country by welcoming the participants not only to visit the Ukrainian pavilion but also to come and see our country and then recommend such trips to friends and family.

Partner events

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