Expo 2020 Dubai is a Universal Exhibition, a traveling event that takes place every five years, in which the main attraction are the pavilions of the participating countries.
This year, the event has been taking place since October 1, 2021 and runs until March 31, 2022, in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.
First edition, held in London, registers the first Brazilian participation on an unofficial basis, with only a few products on display, few exhibitors and emissaries.
Brazil officially and regularly participates in Universal Exhibitions, seeking to show the world its natural and industrial potential, in order to attract, in addition to immigrants, investors and foreign markets.
Dom Pedro II was a distinguished guest of the edition held in Philadelphia, USA, which celebrated 100 years of US independence.
In 1922, the International Exhibition of the Centenary of the Independence of Brazil was held in Rio de Janeiro.
At Expo New York (USA), Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer surprised the world with free forms, in which the plastic qualities of concrete were used to the full.
Expo Brussels represented the opportunity to present internationally the “50 years in 5” promised by President Juscelino Kubitschek.
At the time of the Universal Exhibition in Osaka (Japan), Brazil had been out of the Universal Exhibition circuit for 12 years.
With the theme of Better City – Better Life, the Universal Expo 2010, held in Shanghai (China) received a total audience of 73 million people.
Once again coordinated by Apex-Brasil, the Brazil Pavilion was one of the highlights of the Expo held in Milan.