Countdown to start the Expo 2021 Doha, Qatar
One third of the world’s land surface is threatened by desertification. The amount of arid land increases by 12 million hectares each year, making it a global problem. The chosen theme for Expo 2021 in Doha is “Green Desert, Better Environment”, inspiring visitors by proposing solutions to promote a prosperous green life in the desert, in fruitful international cooperation.
Expo 2021 Doha, Qatar has 4 subthemes:
Modern Agriculture, Technology & Innovation, Environmental Awareness and Sustainability.
Combining tradition and modern technology, for a balanced use of resources.
Incorporating new techniques to enhance farming productivity and balance environmental sustainability
Raising global awareness to promote a long term change in attitudes and behaviour toward our shared environment.
Sustaining a modern way of life that is compatible with biodiversity and ecological balance
The Site consists of three areas. The northern area will host the international exhibits, while the remaining two areas will be activated by a variety of functions and experiences. Each area of the site will be programmed to offer a unique experience to participants and visitors.
An area of 150,000 sqm is reserved for the international participants
From 14 October 2021
to 17 March 2022.
Expo 2021 Doha, Qatar will be located in Al Bidda Park, in the heart of Doha a few steps away from Corniche Street situated between West Bay and Doha Port.
Three million worldwide visitors are expected to attend Expo 2021 Doha, Qatar.
The expo gateway and focal point of international gardens, exhibitions and events. The northern part is approximately 700,000sqm in size.
Utilising a wealth of existing features, this section of the park will act as a hub for family fun, activities, gathering and outdoor pursuits. The central zone is approximately 500,000sqm in size.
Its proximity to the historical core of Doha and existing features such as the Old Fort and Old Rocks make it the perfect venue for cultural and traditional activities and exhibitions. The southern zone is approximately 500,000sqm in size.
What we know we share, that is the seed of change.
Doha is getting ready to welcome you to a great cultural, environmental and technological experience where you can witness the possibilities of a greener future. A future you can be part of.
In Doha the best minds and ideas will gather to address desertification.
Where tradition meets the future, Doha will host this celebration of growth in one great shared experience. All promoters of a greener and better future are welcome.
Under the mission "Green Desert,Better Environment”, EXPO 2021 Doha, Qatar will bring together the world in all its diversity to face and fight desertification.
To communicate the greatness of this initiative, from the symbiosis of many elements, a new brand ecosystem blossomed.
The seeds. The desert, the water, the sun. The 8 point star and the Arab geometry.
The letter Q for Qatar. The Flower. The celebration of togetherness.
All of these elements bring a new world to life. A call to gather and share your thoughts and skills, Exchange experiences, raise new questions and bring it to fruition.
Doha is the capital city of Qatar and is strategically located within the Gulf Region on the eastern coast of the country, overlooking the Persian Gulf. Doha is Qatar’s economic centre with the country’s fastest growing urban conurbation with a population of over 2.7 million people.
Expo 2021 Doha is one of several progressive development milestones identified in the "Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV2030)". QNV2030 emphasized all sustainability aspects within its four development pillars; economic, social, human and environmental.
Qatar is successfully taking lead in the Middle East by hosting the Horticultural Expo 2021 Doha, besides being the first in the region to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The International Association of Horticultural Producers approved the application from The State of Qatar to host the next International Horticultural Exhibition.
The official theme “Green Desert, Better Environment” received with enthusiasm by the General Assembly of the BIE.
The 164th General Assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions formally recognised Expo 2021 Doha as an International Horticultural Exhibition.
The EXPO site is located on the west of Doha city, 2,5km from West Bay, 3.5km from Doha Port and about 12km away from Hamad International Airport.
Highly accessible by public transportation, one can reach the site with the Metro Red and Green lines and via connection with the Gold line.
The site is also well connected and accessible
via four major roads:
Access to the site and the associated driving times are as follows:
The BIE is the Intergovernmental Organisation in charge of overseeing and regulating all international exhibitions that last more than three weeks and are of non commercial nature ("Expos"). Today, World Expos, Specialised Expos, Horticultural Expos and the Triennale di Milano are organised under its auspices