VIDEO: The heart of Expo Al Wasl Plaza continues to warm visitors’ hearts - GulfToday

VIDEO: The heart of Expo Al Wasl Plaza continues to warm visitors’ hearts

A light show takes place at the Al Wasl Plaza.

Syed Shayaan Bakht, Staff Reporter

Al Wasl Plaza, the heart of Expo 2020 Dubai, continues to woo visitors on the twelfth day with its visuals and sound effects and cultural performances.  

The plaza turns into an immersive theatre in the evening. Visitors will have a out of the world experience with the dome’s 360-degree projection screen. Mind it, it’s the largest of its kind in the world.

Expo 2020 Dubai is decorated in the evening with colours that fascinate visitors, at a time when the pavilions of the participating country compete to broadcast various messages related to ideas and prospects for the future, and carry implicit calls in the search for solutions to the challenges of the world in accordance with sustainability standards and the preservation of the planet, thus making the colours of Expo Dubai a speech of a special kind.

Al Wasl Dome Plaza witnessed the launch of the world's largest cultural event.

Visitors gather for show at the Al Wasl Plaza.

The dome, which is shaped like a crown and represents the crown of Expo 2020 Dubai, while having a unique design, it also embodies a new Emirati success story in terms of human innovation.

The dome has a diameter of 130 metres and a height is 67.5 meters, while the total length of its iron beams is 13.6 kilometres, equivalent to 16 times the length of the Burj Khalifa.

An aerial view of the Al Wasl Plaza.

With up to 60 live events daily and more than 200 pavilions, the Expo site comes alive in the evening. Its dynamic, diverse and ever-changing entertainment programme features an array of internationally celebrated names and the sounds, rhythms and sights of a global cast of performers.

Expo 2020 Dubai is open every day until 31 March 2022, from 10am to midnight from Saturday to Wednesday and 10am to 2am on Thursday and Friday.

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