CMG to be the only official Chinese media at Expo 2020 Dubai
Updated 21:46, 20-Sep-2021

China Media Group (CMG) will be the only official Chinese media at the Expo 2020 Dubai, according to an agreement signed by the two sides on Monday.

CMG will launch a large-scale program called "Expo Time" spanning six months, covering the opening and closing ceremonies of the Expo, themed activities, venues from various countries, guests, etc. The program aims to further utilize the main station's "5G+4K/8K+AI" technology leading advantages, with the help of high-tech elements such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) etc., to present a splendid audiovisual cultural feast for audiences all over the world.

Expo Dubai 2020 was originally scheduled to run from October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been postponed to October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. This will be the first Expo to be held in the Middle East for which 192 countries have confirmed their participation.

In addition to national pavilions and themed exhibitions, the Dubai Expo will host up to 60 shows a day. The Dubai Tourism Authority expects 25 million visitors to the Expo during its six-month run.

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