Hayyakum - Expo 2020 Dubai


    Get ready to welcome the world!

    Expo 2020’s national engagement programme invites everyone to join us as we prepare to host millions of visitors from across the world and show the very best that our nation has to offer.

    Check out our latest Hayyakum activities
    Hayyakum ice cream van
    Sweet! Our ice cream van is coming to you!
    Get ready to enjoy a frozen treat with your friends and family, and get a taste of what’s to come at Expo 2020, because between 3 November and 7 December, our fun ice cream van will be visiting more than 70 communities across Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain.

    See the schedule timings
    Tell us where you want us to visit using #Expo2020 on social media and we could be making our way to you.
    Fun fact: The ice cream cone was introduced at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri.
    Discover fun ways to show your #Hayyakum2020 spirit
    From flags and posters, to stickers and frames, the #Hayyakum2020 Digital Toolkit is full of fun ways for you to get creative and show your #Hayyakum2020 spirit in your homes, schools and offices.

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