Photo: Alessandro Ripellino Arkitekter/Studio Adrien Gardère/Luigi Pardo Architetti

Expo 2020 Dubai
1 October 2021 - 31 March 2022

Co-creation for innovation

Photo: Alessandro Ripellino Arkitekter/Studio Adrien Gardère/Luigi Pardo Architetti

Expo will open in:


Latest news

  • Welcome Commissioner General, Jan Thesleff

    Starting in January 2021, the current Swedish Ambassador to Egypt, Jan Thesleff, will assume the role of the new Commissioner General of the Swedish Expo 2020 participation. He will be based in Stockholm for a few months before moving to Dubai in April.

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  • Q: What does the Swedish participation at 2020 in Dubai entail?

    A: It is a six-month pop-up-version of Sweden in Dubai, showcasing the very best of Sweden and our innovative companies. Read more about the most frequently asked questions about Swedens participation at Expo 2020.

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  • Minister for Foreign Trade welcomes the entire Sweden to Expo 2020

    The Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade Anna Hallberg talked directly to the members of the Swedish Expo 2020 National Committee on 13 November, ensuring that Expo 2020 would be the single largest export and investment promotion initiative from Sweden for the next coming years. Minister Hallberg also stressed the importance of all sectors of Sweden taking part at Expo 2020.

The journey towards Expo 2020 starts now

Innovation, sustainability and tech excellence – explore the best Sweden has to offer. The innovative and interactive Swedish pavilion – “The Forest” – is as a joint investment by the Swedish government and the private sector to promote export, investments and tourism. Follow us on this journey from Sweden to Dubai.

"The Forest” in Dubai

Watch this time-lapse to see the Swedish pavilion take shape (and count the rainy days).

Reconnecting the world

192 countries will participate - to date 210 million work hours have been completed.

The best of Sweden

Innovation, sustainability & tech excellence in five focus areas.

Frequently Asked Questions about Expo 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Expo 2020 is postponed by one year and will now be open from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022.

Once Expo 2020 opens in October 2021, it will serve as a catalyst to bring the world back together to restart the global economy. The Swedish Expo 2020 Committee is looking forward to embarking on this slightly adjusted journey with all esteemed collaborative partners.

For more information, please read our FAQ here!