Aotearoa New Zealand National Day
The official Expo 2020 National Day celebration of Aotearoa New Zealand will be held on Monday 31 January 2022.
All events listed are open to the public and free to enter with your Expo 2020 ticket, unless otherwise stated.
- Live Street Art31 Jan, 10:00 am – 7:00 pmAl Forsan Park - Expo 2020 DubaiNew 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 Ceremony31 Jan, 3:00 pmAl Wasl Plaza - Expo 2020 DubaiView 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.
- SOL3MIO31 Jan, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pmDubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020Aotearoa 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 Ranana31 Jan, 6:30 pm – 7:00 pmEarth Stage - Expo 2020Kapa 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 Crew31 Jan, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pmDubai Millennium Amphitheatre - Expo 2020Gold 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!