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We had a huge variety of events happening throughout Expo 2020 Dubai including entertainment and cultural performances, New Zealand's National Day celebration, food and beverage events and tastings, panel discussions and presentations from some of New Zealand’s leading experts.

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Entertainment and Cultural Programme

Curated by world-renowned choreographer and performer Parris Goebel, our entertainment and cultural programme howcased a range of performers and creators from across New Zealand.


The dynamic and lively shows delighted audiences at Expo 2020 Dubai and can be viewed online.

ChangemakeHER: The next generation of movers, shakers and action takers
As part of the Break the Bias Assembly, an inspiring line-up of bold and diverse youth curated by Girlboss NZ founder Alexia Hilbertidou, shared their stories of transformation and breakthrough against some of the world’s biggest challenges.
Expo 2020 Dubai’s Programme for People and Planet
Experts and thought-leaders from Aotearoa New Zealand joined international participants in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Programme for People and Planet to address the most pressing challenges we face as a world.
Taste New Zealand
New Zealand’s outstanding food and beverage offering was profiled during three-weeks of Taste New Zealand events that featured well-known culinary personalities from New Zealand.
Aotearoa New Zealand National Day
The official Expo 2020 National Day celebration of Aotearoa New Zealand was held on Monday 31 January 2022.
Global Kaitiakitanga Project
Meet the youth entrepreneurs of the Global Kaitiakitanga Project and their winning products – GreenKiwi Supplements olive leaf extract and Abalro Health’s supplement to help those suffering from acne.
Te Aratini - Festival of Indigenous & Tribal Ideas
Te Aratini Festival of Indigenous and Tribal Ideas, was held from 17-19 November, during Tolerance and Inclusivity Week at Expo 2020 Dubai.