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Entertainment and Cultural Programme

Curated by world-renowned choreographer and performer Parris Goebel

Aotearoa New Zealand’s entertainment and cultural programme events showcase a range of performer and creators from across New Zealand, with a focus on youth, Māori and Pasifika talent.

 

Parris is the Creative Director for the six-month programme and her selected performers will bring a dynamic and lively celebration to visitors at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Upcoming Events

 

Admission to Entertainment and Cultural Programme events is on a first-come, first-serve basis, and included with your ticket to Expo 2020 Dubai.

  • Wonderland
    Wonderland
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    24 Jan, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    Directed by Parris Goebel, the Wonderland show will feature young New Zealand talent aged 16 to 18 handpicked by Parris and her team through live auditions conducted in 2021.
  • Wonderland
    Wonderland
    Jubilee Stage - Expo 2020
    25 Jan, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Jubilee Stage - Expo 2020
    Directed by Parris Goebel, the Wonderland show will feature young New Zealand talent aged 16 to 18 handpicked by Parris and her team through live auditions conducted in 2021.
  • Wonderland
    Wonderland
    Jubilee Stage - Expo 2020
    26 Jan, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Jubilee Stage - Expo 2020
    Directed by Parris Goebel, the Wonderland show will feature young New Zealand talent aged 16 to 18 handpicked by Parris and her team through live auditions conducted in 2021.
  • Live Street Art
    Live Street Art
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    27 Jan, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    New Zealand’s top street artists will come together exclusively for Expo 2020 Dubai to showcase the country's street art culture. The vibrations and energy will be electric as the artists complete their piece over five days to the sounds of DJ Sir-Vere. Timings: 10:00am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Live Street Art
    Live Street Art
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    28 Jan, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    New Zealand’s top street artists will come together exclusively for Expo 2020 Dubai to showcase the country's street art culture. The vibrations and energy will be electric as the artists complete their piece over five days to the sounds of DJ Sir-Vere. Timings: 10:00am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Live Street Art
    Live Street Art
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    29 Jan, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    New Zealand’s top street artists will come together exclusively for Expo 2020 Dubai to showcase the country's street art culture. The vibrations and energy will be electric as the artists complete their piece over five days to the sounds of DJ Sir-Vere. Timings: 10:00am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Live Street Art
    Live Street Art
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    30 Jan, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    New Zealand’s top street artists will come together exclusively for Expo 2020 Dubai to showcase the country's street art culture. The vibrations and energy will be electric as the artists complete their piece over five days to the sounds of DJ Sir-Vere. Timings: 10:00am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Live Street Art
    Live Street Art
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    31 Jan, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
    Al Forsan Park - Expo 2020 Dubai
    New Zealand’s top street artists will come together exclusively for Expo 2020 Dubai to showcase the country's street art culture. The vibrations and energy will be electric as the artists complete their piece over five days to the sounds of DJ Sir-Vere. Timings: 10:00am - 2:00pm & 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • National Day Ceremony
    National Day Ceremony
    Al Wasl Plaza - Expo 2020 Dubai
    31 Jan, 3:00 pm
    Al Wasl Plaza - Expo 2020 Dubai
    View the official National Day ceremony hosted by Expo 2020 Dubai and attended by delegations from New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates. The ceremony, held at Al Wasl Plaza, the jewel of Expo 2020, will include the flag raising and speeches and unique cultural performances.
  • SOL3MIO
    SOL3MIO
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    31 Jan, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    Aotearoa New Zealand’s beloved musical trio of classically trained opera singers of Samoan heritage will perform a mix of contemporary hits and well-known classics. At Expo 2020, Sol3 Mio’s Moses MacKay will be joined by Ludwig Treviranus.
  • Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    31 Jan, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    Kapa Haka makes a significant contribution to New Zealand's national identity and how we are represented and viewed internationally. It provides an effective platform for creating meaningful connections with other nations and people.
  • The Royal Family Dance Crew
    The Royal Family Dance Crew
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    31 Jan, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    Gold medallist and internationally renowned hip-hop mega dance team, the Royal Family Dance Crew will represent New Zealand with its refreshing, engaging interpretation of dance moves - a show not to be missed!
  • Six60
    Six60
    Jubliee Park - Expo 2020
    31 Jan, 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
    Jubliee Park - Expo 2020
    A unique and fresh Kiwi sound that fuses roots, reggae, and drum and bass, Six60 is one of New Zealand’s best-loved bands and will bring a New Zealand summer vibe to the Jubilee Stage with their classic sing along hits.
  • Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    01 Feb, 4:30 pm GMT+4 – 02 Feb, 5:00 pm GMT+4
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    Kapa Haka makes a significant contribution to New Zealand's national identity and how we are represented and viewed internationally. It provides an effective platform for creating meaningful connections with other nations and people.
  • Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    01 Feb, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm GMT+4
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    Kapa Haka makes a significant contribution to New Zealand's national identity and how we are represented and viewed internationally. It provides an effective platform for creating meaningful connections with other nations and people.
  • The Royal Family Dance Crew
    The Royal Family Dance Crew
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    01 Feb, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    Gold medallist and internationally renowned hip-hop mega dance team, the Royal Family Dance Crew will represent New Zealand with its refreshing, engaging interpretation of dance moves - a show not to be missed!
  • Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Kapa Haka Performance - Ngati Ranana
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    02 Feb, 4:30 pm GMT+4 – 03 Feb, 5:00 pm GMT+4
    Earth Stage - Expo 2020
    Kapa Haka makes a significant contribution to New Zealand's national identity and how we are represented and viewed internationally. It provides an effective platform for creating meaningful connections with other nations and people.
  • SOL3MIO
    SOL3MIO
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    02 Feb, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Dubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020
    Aotearoa New Zealand’s beloved musical trio of classically trained opera singers of Samoan heritage will perform a mix of contemporary hits and well-known classics. At Expo 2020, Sol3 Mio’s Moses MacKay will be joined by Ludwig Treviranus.