UAE landmarks and Nasdaq billboard in New York’s Times Square to turn yellow to mark Expo 2020 Dubai countdown

DUBAI, 28 September 2021 – Landmarks across the UAE, as well as the Nasdaq billboard in New York’s Times Square, will light up in yellow from this evening to celebrate the final three days until Expo 2020 Dubai’s spectacular Opening Ceremony on Thursday, 30 September.


The illuminated buildings will include:



Dubai Frame

Burj Al Arab 

Ain Dubai

Coca-Cola Arena 
DIFC Main Gate​
Mohammed bin Rashid Library

Abu Dhabi

ADNOC headquarters

Etihad Arena 

Emirates Palace

Sheikh Zayed Bridge

Hazza bin Zayed Stadium (Al Ain)

Abu Dhabi Municipality

Mohammed bin Zayed University for Humanities 

CLYMB (YAS Island)


House of Wisdom


Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah Municipality 

Ras Al Khaimah Museum 

Ras Al Khaimah Department of Economic Development 

Ras Al Khaimah Chamber 

Ras Al Khaimah Courts

Ras Al Khaimah Police ​



Al Bidyah Mosque

Fujairah Fort

Fort Gate

Trade Centre

International Marine Club

Chamber of Commerce and Industry building  

Municipality building

Fujairah Court House

Al Jaber Tower

Fujairah Tower

Al Barragah Square

Al Murabba’a


New York
Nasdaq billboard, Times Square 

One of the first global mega-events to take place since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Expo 2020 runs from 1 October 2021 to 31 March 2022, inviting visitors from across the planet to join the making of a new world and experience a six-month journey of human creativity, innovation, progress and culture.

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