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A local band welcomes visitors with song and dance at the Expo 2020 New Year celebrations on 31st December, 2021. Photo Clint Egbert

Dubai: If you haven’t been to Expo 2020 Dubai or are planning to make another visit, now is the right time as a special one-day ticket is as low as Dh10 on Sunday, January 16.

The special price is in celebration of Expo 2020 Dubai’s record of 10 million visits.

Organisers said: “Covid-19 safety protocols remain paramount at Expo 2020 Dubai, with stringent measures in place as the event prepares to mark the incredible achievement of 10 million visits. Everyone is invited to come and join the celebrations on Sunday 16 January, with a special ticket entry price of just Dh10.

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Visitors enjoy the stunning new year’s fireworks display and count down at the Expo 2020 on 1st January, 2022. Photo Clint Egbert

What to expect

January 16 promises to be a day to remember, with a slew of one-of-a-kind events to entertain and educate, as Expo 2020 Dubai invites everyone to join the global experience.

The Republic of Korea will celebrate its National Day with traditional Jang-Gu drums, a Taekwondo martial arts demonstration, and a special K-Pop concert at Jubilee Stage at 1930 GST, featuring artists including (G) I-dle, Stray Kids, Golden Child, PSY, Forestella and Sunmi.

Global Goals Week

Meanwhile, Global Goals Week will host the flagship ‘Global Goals for All’ — a people-facing event to create awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), celebrate progress made so far, and highlight the role of individuals and communities in driving global change for a more sustainable future for all by 2030.

Global Goals Week, which runs from Jan. 15-22 at Expo 2020, will mobilise and accelerate momentum to advance the SDGs, highlighting solutions to inspire action around the world’s most pressing issues, including gender inequality and climate change.

DJ Mato Blue will also be on the decks at Jubilee Stage from 10pm, with a set packed with deep house, funk, disco, progressive house and techno.

Where to get tickets

Tickets for this not-to-be-missed experience are available online from Friday, January 14 at 5pmGST at or at the Expo 2020 Dubai gates. Visitors already in possession of a Season Pass can enter as normal, with no additional entry fees required.

The health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in Expo 2020 Dubai remains the highest priority, and organisers are committed to working with participants to welcome visitors to a safe and exceptional World Expo. Visitors must present a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours or proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated visitors with a ticket can get free PCR tests from select centres across the UAE.