Canada has celebrated their Honour Day at Expo 2020 Dubai on March 19th with unique cultural performances and amusements hosted by the pavilion throughout the day.
Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and coexistence and Commissary General to Expo 2020 Dubai, welcomed Mary Simon, Governor-General of Canada.
Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan stated: “Canada’s participation features its accomplishments as a leader in the global arena offering solutions to the world of artificial intelligence as well as international education, for instance, and also reflects Canada’s values, its global outlook, and its status as a leader in sustainability and the field of innovation.
“We are delighted to have our growing relationship with Canada and Canada, as well as key partnerships across a range of areas like healthcare and education. We are also looking forward to engaging in sharing of knowledge and a heightened collaboration in areas of mutual interest to benefit both of us and for our prosperity.”
Mary Simon said: “Some 500 000 visitors have been to Canada Pavilion so far. Canada Pavilion so far to find out more about the country and how we embrace diversity, human rights, and gender equity. Of course, there is yet to get there, but we must be striving to achieve these basic values. With the long-term in the forefront, Canada builds a solid foundation and provides opportunities to tackle global issues.
“It’s inspiring to witness Canadian art and culture being honored on such an international and international stage. This is testament to the strong relations we have with the UAE as well as with the many other nations that will be which will be represented in Expo 2020. I’d like to acknowledge all of the UAE for their determination and commitment to host the first Expo within the Middle East. Congrats on this event that has attracted more than more than 20 million visitors to date even with the restrictions of pandemics.”
Some amazing performances from Canadian performers followed the ceremony of raising the flag in Al Wasl Plaza. The duo of Alt-pop Neon Dreams, consisting of singer Frank Kadillac and drummer Adrian Morris performed on the Stage of Nations first and performed their original songs that they co-wrote and recorded together with their frequent collaborator Corey Larue.
They were later joined by the Inuit circus group the ArtCirq, which has developed a unique performance style over the last 20 years through a harmonious blend of Inuit traditional games with modern circus practices. Multi-award-winning singer-songwriter Marie Mai then gave a spectacular musical performance.
The festivities continue throughout the day, with many family-friendly activities organized at Canada Pavilion. In addition, Canada Pavilion at the Festival Garden includes live performances and tasty food.
The Canada Pavilion will take visitors on an adventure through Canada’s past and present history by bringing them into a 360-degree theatre telling the country’s tale. It is located in Jubilee. Canadian landscapes and Middle Eastern architecture inspired the impressive wooden structure.
National and Honour Days at Expo 2020 Dubai are occasions to commemorate each of Expo 2020s 200+ International Participants and shine a spotlight on their achievements and culture and show their pavilions and programs.
Through March 31st, 2022. Expo 2020 has invited visitors from all over the world to be part of constructing a new future in six months to celebrate human imagination,