Expo Blog

The Expo Blog is a space for posts on the history, themes, legacies and experience of Expos. It includes articles from the BIE and external contributors.

Inside Expo – the inspiration behind Latifa and Rashid

Inside Expo – the inspiration behind Latifa and Rashid

In the latest episode of Inside Expo, Expo 2020 Dubai’s podcast, learn how the Expo’s mascots - Latifa and Rashid, their robot guardians Opti, Alif and Terra, and Salama the Ghaf tree – came to life.

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Inside Expo – from Expo 1970 Osaka to Expo 2020 Dubai

Inside Expo – from Expo 1970 Osaka to Expo 2020 Dubai

For its first episode of 2022, Expo 2020 Dubai’s Inside Expo podcast turns its attention to the history of Emirati participation in Expos, dating back to Expo 1970 Osaka.

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Inside Expo – Legacy and Innovation

Inside Expo – Legacy and Innovation

The three most recent episodes of Expo 2020 Dubai's Inside Expo podcast focus around two key aspects of all Expos: their legacy, and the innovations they showcase.

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Inside Expo - Sustainability and the history of broadcasting

Inside Expo - Sustainability and the history of broadcasting

The Inside Expo podcast has released three new episodes in the past week, with two episodes dedicated to the sustainable innovations presented at Expos, and one episode focused on technological advances in communication as seen through Expo 1939 New York and Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Inside Expo – The BIE and Expos, and Expo 2020 Dubai’s tangible solutions

Inside Expo – The BIE and Expos, and Expo 2020 Dubai’s tangible solutions

In the latest two episodes of the Inside Expo podcast, learn about the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), from its Secretary General, Dimitri S. Kerkentzes, and discover how Expo 2020 Dubai is helping to build a more resilient future for all through its Expo Live programme.

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