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1 October 2021

Opening of the EXPO 2020 DUBAI

18 July 2021

Tickets are for sale! Buy tickets for EXPO 2020 DUBAI here.

29 March 2021

The pavilion takes shape.

1 October 2020

Publication of the timelapse video showing the construction works between October 2019 and September 2020.

1 October 2020

Get a taste of what the pavilion will look like inside.

1 October 2020

Franz Fayot and Maggy Nagel presented an update on Luxembourg’s participation in EXPO 2020 DUBAI and launched a call for volunteers

1 October 2020

Nous recrutons!

12 August 2020

Recording of pavilion sound.

1 JULY 2020

THE LUXEMBOURG PAVILION AT EXPO 2020 DUBAI TAKES SHAPE

8 JUNE 2020

PROGRESS ON THE CONSTRUCTION SITE: CERTIFICATE FOR BEST PRACTICE HEALTH AND SAFETY

4 May 2020

One year postponement of EXPO 2020 DUBAI

27 JANUARY 2020

Economic mission to Dubai with visit to the Luxembourg pavilion at EXPO 2020

20 January 2020

Choice of four young cooks to prepare recipes for the restaurant in the Luxembourg pavilion

9 January 2020

The official television spot of EXPO 2020 DUBAI has been translated into Luxembourgish and shown on Luxembourgish TV. 

20 November 2019

Installation of a timelapse camera showing the progress of the construction works

24 octobre 2019

Presentation of the gastronomic concept

30 April 2019

The first coordination visit of the plot of the Luxembourg Pavilion.

29 April 2018

The ground breaking of our Pavilion.

27 December 2017

Selection of a collection of artists to formalize the cultural aspect of Luxemburg’s presence at Expo 2020 Dubai

11 octobre 2017

Luxembourg becomes the first country to sign the participation contract in Expo 2020 Dubai.

7 avril 2017

The architects Metaform in collaboration with the scenographer The Space Factory are announced as the designers of the Luxembourg Pavilion.

17 janvier 2017

Après la création du Groupement d’Intérêt Économique LUXEMBOURG @ EXPO 2020 DUBAI en décembre 2016, le site internet et l’appel à projets pour la conception du pavillon luxembourgeois sont lancés.

25 October 2016

Vice-Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Mr Etienne Schneider, and Mrs. Nagel meet Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee and Chairman of Dubai Airports and Emirates Airline and formally confirm Luxembourg’s participation as one of the first countries to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai.

2 September 2016

The first concept working group meets in order to elaborate the theme and concept of Luxembourg’s participation and how this theme can be materialised in the Luxembourg Pavilion’s architecture.

9 June 2016

Prime Minister Mr Xavier Bettel officially confirms the acceptance of the invitation and informs Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, of Luxembourg’s intention to choose the option of a self-built pavilion.

27 May 2016

The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg formally decides to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai.

23-24 May 2016

Mrs Nagel participates in the first International Planning Meeting in Dubai, organized by Expo 2020 Dubai with the involvement of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the governing body for World Expos, bringing together representatives of nations from around the world to exchange views and best practices for the Expo organisation.

1 April 2016

The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg receives the official invitation to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai, from Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.