BUiD participates in the UK National Day celebrations at the UK pavilion in Expo 2020
Representing The British University in Dubai, Hugh Martin FRSA, Registrar and Chief Administrative Officer, attended the UK National Day VIP celebration held at the UK pavilion at Expo2020. The event was graced by the presence of HRH Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge.
During the day, the United Kingdom arranged more than 30 activities across the Expo site. Those moments included the formal ceremonial celebrations for the day with the raising of the UK flag, bilateral celebrations with the UAE, a major promotion of the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham and two evening events at the Al Wasl Dome and Jubilee Park. The programme for the day includes performances by the Band of the Coldstream Guards, the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, emerging artists showcasing all genres of UK music, performers of poetry jam called Beatfreeks, live theatre, puppetry, the very best food and drink curated by Chef Vineet in association with Living Hospitality and 1851 restaurant. UK sport will be represented on the Expo site with ambassadors from British Cycling, the Rugby League World Cup and rugby personalities. To celebrate the Commonwealth Games, the Queen’s Baton Relay also visited Expo on the day.
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